Friday December 28 2018
Leonardo rejects coaching return

Milan’s owners reportedly considered Leonardo to replace Gennaro Gattuso, but he has no desire to return to coaching.

The Brazilian is the Rossoneri’s technical director, but he has been Coach of both Milan clubs in the past.

Gattuso is under pressure, and could well be sacked after tomorrow’s Spal match, but the Corriere della Sera reports there are no real alternatives.

Antonio Conte is the ideal candidate, but he doesn’t want to take over a team with the season already underway.

Francesco Guidolin and Roberto Donadoni haven’t been contacted, while Arsene Wenger isn’t thought to be the right fit.

As a result, the newspaper reports, owners Elliott Management asked Leonardo to return to the bench, but he made it clear he intends to remain a director.

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