Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella has exclaimed his condolences to the family of Sampdoria chief Riccardo Garrone, who died yesterday evening.
The honorary President of energy company ERG passed away on Monday evening after losing his battle with illness.
And the Viola Coach, who played under Garrone at the Bluerchiati, has sent his sympathies.
“He had a great enthusiasm for the game,” Montella told Sky Sport Italia. “He really could convey the true values of sport.
“I'm so sorry. I felt a great affection for him.
“I want to send a huge hug to his family and join the many mourners.”
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