Catania are preparing to face Fiorentina and the Elefantini reveal “Vincenzo Montella asked to be released from his contract.”
Montella was the Coach in Sicily last season, but after Roma made a proposal to bring him back to the Olimpico, he did eventually move to Fiorentina over the summer.
“He had worked well here in Catania, even if he asked to be released from his contract so he’d be free to choose a new destination,” said general manager Sergio Gasparin.
“We made him happy so that there would not be any ill feeling.”
Montella faces his former club next weekend when the Sicilians play at the Stadio Franchi in Serie A.
“Next Sunday I hope to see Montella happy at the start of the game and sad at the end of it...”