Sampdoria have officially parted company with director general Sergio Gasparin.
There were strong reports of a split within the club, as President Riccardo Garrone disagreed with certain transfer strategies.
The issue of Antonio Cassano and the failed legal action to have his contract terminated was also thought to be a contributing factor.
“UC Sampdoria announce that today an agreement was reached to rescind the contract with director general Sergio Gasparin,” read a statement.
“With this note, the club intends to thank Mr Gasparin for the support he has given in these months.”
The rapport was short-lived, as Gasparin only took over from Juventus-bound Beppe Marotta in the summer.