Lazio President Claudio Lotito has written an open letter to Edy Reja after the Coach walked away. “Our doors will always be open for you.”
The tactician had already offered his resignation in February, but was convinced to stay until the end of the season.
“Dear Coach, although respecting your decision to cease your collaboration with Lazio, I cannot help but represent the sincere disappointment with which I personally, the club and the players took the news,” wrote Lotito.
“Your management has taken this team to important results over the last two years and you had the merit of creating a solid and coherent ‘group,’ thanks to the character you gave them.
“You also had the necessary strength to overcome at times harsh criticism, inspiring security and calm in the Lazio camp, which were necessary to achieve these results.
“Lazio are grateful for all you have done and the teachings I will treasure. I want you to know that the doors of Formello will always be open for you, in the certainty this group will remain in your heart as a symbol of one of the greatest moments of your career.
“With affection and respect, Claudio Lotito.”