Monday, 1 June 2009

Del Neri replaces Mazzarri at Samp

Sampdoria have appointed Luigi del Neri as the club's new coach in place of Walter Mazzarri, who left the Blucerchiati by mutual consent on Sunday.

Luigi del NeriThe 58-year-old Del Neri guided Atalanta to eleventh in Serie A this term but, with his contract now expired at the Bergamo outfit, he will be officially unveiled as Samp boss on Wednesday.

No further details of the deal have been released but on Mazzarri's departure, the club said: "Sampdoria wish to thank Walter Mazzarri and his staff for the professional commitment shown to the squad in the last two seasons and wish him all the best in the future."

Sampdoria ended the season 13th in the table, and lost the Coppa Italia final to Lazio on penalties.

Source: UEFA

1 comment:

  1. Im sad to see Mazzarri go. I thought he did a good job.