CorSera: Giampaolo has one game to save his job – Genoa is sink or swim

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan head coach Marco Giampaolo will be given one more chance to save his job in Genoa on Saturday, a report claims.

Giampaolo was hired in the summer to replace the departing Gennaro Gattuso, with optimism that he could build on the exciting 4-3-1-2 system he deployed at Empoli and Sampdoria.

However things have not gone according to plan so far, as after a mixed preseason in terms of performances, the Rossoneri have lost four of their opening six Serie A games.

That represents the worst start to a league season that Milan have had in over 80 years, and as such speculation is rife that Giampaolo could lose his job already.

Rudi GarciaAndriy ShevchenkoGennaro GattusoRoberto Donadoni and Claudio Ranieri have all been linked as have Max Allegri and Luciano Spalletti.

As reported by Tuesday’s edition of il Corriere della Sera (via, everything now rests on Saturday’s game against Genoa.

The confidence of the management as expressed after the defeat against Fiorentina is no longer open-ended, and as such an ultimatum has been issued.

At the Marassi, Giampaolo will either show signs of turning the ship or he will sink, and things are already beginning to move regarding his potential replacement, as ‘Milan has a duty not to be caught unprepared’.

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