Rino Gattuso is the new manager of AC Milan

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    van der star newprawn warrior Scout

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    Montella's demise was coming, that much was clear to see, but replacing him with flipping Gattuso is not one but several steps in the wrong direction. He was a great player but his previous stints at Sion, Palermo, OFI Crete and Pisa have resulted in an underwhelming 31.4 percent winning rate, which doesn't do much to instil confidence. The assistant slapper follows Seedorf, Inzaghi, and Brocchi, all previous Milan players, who managed a combined (!!) 27 wins in charge. I know he is a stop gap but surely they could have done better, if they still want to end up with a CL spot. This was supposed to be the year of the revival, average attendance has been up almost 15,000. Sadly, it looks like we're set for another year of mediocrity.
    I hope this jinx works

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    ShoePolish New Member

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    They should've gotten a better stop gap and then try and get Ancelotti in the summer. Getting Gatusso seems lazy and silly at this point of the season. They still have everything to play for.
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    prateik Full Member

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    There was a time when I wanted him to replace Keane .. Was a good player.
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    James Peril New Member

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    What a bunch of idiots. Passion works for a few weeks, it will never work in the long-term.
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    Water Melon before it dries out, eh

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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    VanHaal'sRedArmy Full Member

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    Well, this should be fun. :lol:
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Beat you to it :p
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    12OunceEpilogue Full Member Scout

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    Sounds good to me.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    :lol: Hopefully he'll be a big hit at Milan.
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Nick7 Full Member

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    Well Milan's season has gone off the rails spectacularly early. He was an abject failure at Palermo. Can't believe people thought Milan were contenders, surely people will see now that signing 7+ players in one summer isn't the ticket to success.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    Sacchi revolutionised the Serie A so it was only fair that AC Milan would then rely on his 'offspring' to keep the team on top. That strategy worked well with Capello and Ancelotti however, it got weaker in time as football moved on, making the Milan's way first became mainstream and then, little by little obsolete. Many ex AC Milan players went on through that route and failed miserably (Inzaghi, Seedorf, Leonardo)

    Montella was brought to manage a cash strapped club who had no real ambitions of winning anything. He was clearly out of depth in this new Milan. Gattuso is a worse option to Montella. Its time for AC Milan to acknowledge that the 90s are long over.
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    Zlatattack Full Member

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    Would Ancelloti not have gone back?
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    Tom Van Persie No relation

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    They'll appoint Ancelotti next summer.
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    Flying_Heckfish Full Member

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    Give it `rino til the end of the season
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    Schneckerl Full Member

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    they fully bought the give it to giggsy meme and won't stop trying it seems
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    notcool New Member

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    His tactics will be win the game or I will fecking strangle you to death with my bare hands.
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    VanHaal'sRedArmy Full Member

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    First thing that came to mind. Great minds think alike.
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    Terrible appointment. They need a miracle
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    Gave it to Gattuseh!
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Grande Sam was available, should have gone for him
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    He'll be fired as quickly as Seedorf.
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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    Even Bilic wouldn't have been half bad an appointment even on a stop gap basis.
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    Theafonis In love with @Eboue

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    Why would he succeed when legends like Seedorf and others failed as caretaker/interims for Milan?
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    Just looked at the table and they're 11poins behind 4th place Roma. Can't see them making the UCL next year unless they somehow win the EL ;)
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Righteo.
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Should've gotten Big Sam
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    Rhyme Animal Modmins said "freeze" and I got numb

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    Give it to Giggsy.
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    I know Milan has relatively second-class team nowadays but - last season - the average attendance was 37,861 (47.32%): why? Economic crisis? People prefer to bet?

    Even, in Paris, during the black years, the attendance rate was much much higher and France isn't a football fanatic country.

    Edit: calcio-spezzatino + ageing infrastructure + boring Juve that killed the competition...
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    Cristiano Lell BANNED LOLZ

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    Strange question. Neither Gattuso nor 'Seedorf and the others' (guess you mean Inzaghi) are legendary for coaching, your hierarchy is derived from their status as players.
    Who knows, maybe Gattuso is a vastly better coach than them? Or maybe he'll simply be in more lucky and favourable circumstances than those two? The squad is arguably better than 3 years ago, no?
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    Enigma_87 You know who

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    So they gave the job to a manager who just relegated Pisa to seria C1. :houllier::lol:

    Really poor appointment. Screams desperation.
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    Mike09 New Member

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    What are they thinking?
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    Bepi Full Member

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    You know, Montella is not a cretin, he was probably out of his depth but the squad is made of average players and doublets or triplets. Even Bonucci, their marquee signing, his bang average as an individual player out of Juve machine.
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    saivet Full Member

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    Bet Giggs wished he'd moved to AC Milan. Seems like they hand their former players the manager job for fun.
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    Eddy_JukeZ Full Member

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    They signed some bang average players too.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    He was my #1 muppet signing at a time..
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    Yeah feck all decent ones and people were going crazy for them in the summer...
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    redshaw Full Member

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    Very Neville-esque appointment, but you never truly know unless you try I guess.

    I used to be in awe at the Italian managerial merry-go-round, so many top coaches back then.