Monday August 10 2020
Di Francesco appoints Cagliari psychologist

Cagliari have named the full staff for coach Eusebio Di Francesco, including former Maurizio Sarri assistant manager Francesco Calzona and a sports psychologist.

Di Francesco was appointed this week and has now put together his staff at the Sardegna Arena.

This includes Calzona, who was Sarri’s assistant manager at both Empoli and Napoli until 2018.

Stefano Romano and Giancarlo Marini are his collaborators, with Paolo Orlandoni given the role of goalkeeping coach.

The fitness staff is made up of Nicandro Vizoco, Mauro Baldus and Francesco Fois.

Simone Beccaccioli is the match analyst, along with Davide Marfella, who is promoted from the youth team.

Intriguingly, Di Francesco wanted a brand new role at the club, bringing in sports psychologist Gianmaria Palumbo to work with the squad on a constant basis.

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