Palermo sacks Sannino, replaces him with Gasperini
Palermo says it has fired coach Giuseppe Sannino and replaced
him with Gian Piero Gasperini after just three matches of the new
Serie A season.
The Sicilian club announced the news on its website, a day after
drawing 1-1 with Cagliari and picking up its first point of the
Sannino only took charge of Palermo in June, signing a two-year
contract. He steered Siena to 14th spot in Serie A last season in
his first year as a topflight coach.
The 55-year-old Sannino failed to lead Palermo to a win in the
league, losing to Napoli and Lazio.
Gasperini’s last coaching job was a brief spell in charge of
Inter Milan at the beginning of last season, but he was sacked in
September after a dismal run of four defeats and a draw.