Cagliari named Walter Mazzarri as its new coach on Wednesday following the sacking of Leonardo Semplici three matches into the brand new Serie A season.
In an announcement, Cagliari stated that former Napoli and Inter Milan coach Mazzarri had signed a deal till the top of June 2024. Semplici was dismissed after Cagliari misplaced 3-2 at residence to Genoa on Sunday, leaving them seventeenth in Italy’s top-flight with only a level from their three opening league matches.
It faces a frightening journey to Lazio on Sunday as Maurizio Sarri’s facet attempt to bounce again from shedding 2-0 at AC Milan on the weekend. Mazzarri had been out of the sport since being sacked by Torino in February final yr.
The 59-year-old’s greatest interval got here throughout his 4 seasons at Napoli between 2009 and 2013, the place he gained the 2012 Italian Cup and in his closing marketing campaign in cost led the southern membership to second in Serie A.
He moved to Inter in Might 2013 however was sacked in November 2014, earlier than having a dismal time at Watford in 2016/17 after which transferring to Torino, main them to seventh in 2019 earlier than finally being dismissed the next yr.