Stefano Pioli will be remaining in charge of Milan after signing an agreement extension with the Serie A club.
It was anticipated Pioli would be changed by Ralf Rangnick, who had actually remained in talks with the Rossoneri about a deal that might have seen him end up being head coach and successfully sporting director.
Nevertheless, Rangnick’s representative verified on Tuesday that talks had actually been cancelled due to the fact that“it is not the right time at the moment and there is no momentum for working together” Marc Kosicke likewise indicated “the good development and results under Pioli” as a factor for the relocation not occurring.
Milan later on verified their present coach had actually accepted a new agreement that would keep him at San Siro till June2022
“I am happy and proud of the trust I have received from AC Milan,” Pioli stated in a declaration.
“I want to thank everyone, including our fans, who we are really missing at the stadium, but are always close and supportive. As I have said many times, our future is today: we must be focused and determined, be united and play as one. We are at the beginning of an extraordinary path. If we keep working this way, we will grow and be more and more competitive.”
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CEO Ivan Gazidis stated: “Stefano has actually revealed he can provide the vision of football we have for our club– interesting, enthusiastic and progressive.
“This is not a decision based on recent victories, but one based on how Stefano has built team spirit and unity of purpose, the way he has improved the performances of the individual players and the collective team, the way he has embraced our vision and the way he has represented himself and the club’s values.”
Pioli had actually been openly backed by players, consisting of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as speculation continued he would be changed by Rangnick, who was stated to be crazy about a dual role that would have seen technical director Paolo Maldini likely required to leave theclub
There are reports settlements broke down because Rangnick, who leads Red Bull’s sports and advancement area, was not prepared to accept a new proposition that would have seen him sign up with as a director however with Pioli still in charge of the firstteam
Milan have actually delighted in a strong run of kind given that the season resumed last month, their 2-1 win at Sassuolo on Tuesday making it 10 games unbeaten in all competitors.
The win raised them to 5th in the Serie A table, a point above Roma and 3 above Napoli, having actually played a gamemore
It was likewise the ninth game in a row Milan had actually signed up at least 2 objectives, their best scoring run in the league given that1964