Milan - AC Milan on Tuesday sacked coach Filippo Inzaghi after what has been a
bitterly disappointing season, immediately replacing him with Serbian
Milan will not compete in Europe next season
after finishing down in midtable alongside city rivals Inter, spelling
the end for Inzaghi, who failed to lift the club out of the gloom after
taking over from former team-mate Clarence Seedorf last season.
Milan announces that it has sacked first team coach Filippo Inzaghi,
whom it thanks for the work done," the Serie A giants said in a
Former Sampdoria coach Mihajlovic has signed a two-year deal with Milan, the seven-time European champions added.
nicknamed Superpippo, made his name as a player with Milan, scoring 126
goals in 300 games and winning 10 titles including the Champions League
But the 41-year-old was widely seen as having been out of
his depth since stepping up from coaching the youth team to replace
Seedorf in June 2014.
Milan's billionaire owner Silvio Berlusconi had admitted to having "different visions" to Inzaghi on the club.
media tycoon, who is seeking outside investors to help him revive the
club's fortunes, said Inzaghi had ignored his request for players
emerging from the club's academy to be given a chance.
Milan went on to finish 10th in this season's Serie A, their worst season since Berlusconi acquired the club three decades ago.