Saturday May 16 2015
Fiorentina seek Montella heir

Vincenzo Montella could quit Fiorentina and the list of replacements includes Luciano Spalletti, Roberto Donadoni and Andrea Stramaccioni.

The Coach made comments after the Europa League exit to Sevilla, 5-0 on aggregate, in the semi-final on Thursday which suggested he could walk away.

He has another two years left on his contract, but is increasingly at odds with the fans at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.

According to the Corriere dello Sport, the Viola have already drawn up a list of tacticians who can take over for Montella next season.

The fans would prefer ex-Roma and Zenit boss Spalletti, who would return to home region Tuscany after his time at Empoli.

However, more likely candidates are Parma’s Donadoni and current Udinese Coach Stramaccioni.

Maurizio Sarri of Empoli is wanted by numerous other top clubs, including Milan and Sampdoria, though Sassuolo tactician Eusebio Di Francesco is falling down the pecking order.

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