NEWS
Monday December 29 2014
‘Zola will bring innovation’

Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini praises the newly appointed Gianfranco Zola and says he will not reveal the ‘exact reason’ for sacking Zdenek Zeman.

Giulini was present at today's Press conference, in which Zola was officially presented as the new Coach of the Rossoblu.

While the Magic Box discussed his football philosophy, the President stressed the importance of continuity within the club.

“We lose a great figure like Zeman, but even if the actors change, the club remains,” said the Italian businessman.

“We're starting fresh from the drive, the humility and the determination of Zola.

“Our ideas haven't changed from last season, what matters is the club. Zola and [assistant Pierluigi] Casiraghi bring a wealth of innovations, including of an international level.”

But Giulini was more elusive when discussing the sacking of the former Coach Zdenek Zeman.

“It was the result of a series of situations, I'm never going to say the exact reason.

“The defeat against Fiorentina was decisive, from that point onwards the team started declining.

“But I have great admiration for Zeman. Still, the team required new stimuli.”

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