Milan - Former AC Milan striker Filippo Inzaghi will replace Clarence Seedorf
as the Serie A club's coach on a two-year deal, the Serie A club
confirmed on Monday.
In a brief two-line statement on their website, Milan annonced that Seedorf would be replaced by the club's former youth coach.
to Gazzetta dello sport newspaper, Milan have failed to reach an
agreement with Seedorf and may have to pay his salary until the end of
his contract in 2016.
Seedorf's spell in Milan ended after just
four months, the Dutchman having failed in his mission to salvage a
place in Europe for the seven-time European champions.
40, a legendary Milan striker who went on to coach the club's youth
team, had been in line to replace sacked Massimiliano Allegri in January
only to miss out when Seedorf was parachuted in despite still having a
playing contract with Brazilian side Botafogo, and scant coaching
Seedorf improved an ailing Milan side in the second
half of the season but them eighth place finish left them out of Europe
for the first time in 16 years.