Soccer

Gattuso hired to coach Palermo in Serie B

Share This Story

   
 

PALERMO, Sicily (AP)

Former World Cup winner Gennaro Gattuso has been hired to coach Serie B club Palermo.

The Sicilian club announced Wednesday that it has hired the former midfielder to a one-year deal with the option of a two-year renewal.

The 35-year-old Gattuso, who won the 2006 World Cup with Italy, was promoted to player-coach of Swiss club Sion in February but lasted just 13 matches in charge.

He left Sion with one year remaining on his playing contract, having joined the club a year ago after 13 seasons with AC Milan.

Palermo was relegated last season.

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by