Mediaset: Rudi Garcia in pole for Milan job; Shevchenko ‘an idea’

By Oliver Fisher -

Rudi Garcia would be the favourite to take over from Marco Giampaolo if he is sacked after the game against Genoa, a report claims.

The Rossoneri have had their worst start to a season since 1938-39, having lost four of their opening six Serie A games for only the third time in the club’s 120 year history.

Pressure is piling on Giampaolo – who arrived from Sampdoria in the summer – with reports from il Corriere dello Sport on Monday stating that failure to beat Genoa on Saturday could spell the end for him.

Gennaro GattusoRoberto Donadoni and Claudio Ranieri have all been mentioned as possible replacements, as well as Max Allegri and Luciano Spalletti.

According to a report from SportMediaset though, it is former Roma boss Rudi Garcia who is the ‘most likely replacement’ for Giampaolo, who will be sacked if Milan do not beat Genoa.

However, the idea of a return to the club for Ukrainian national team coach Andriy Shevchenko is not beyond the realms of possibility.

The former Rossoneri No.7 will be in Milano on Tuesday for Atalanta vs. Shakhtar Donetsk and is expected to meet some old friends, such as Milan director Paolo Maldini.

Although currently in the middle of a Euro 2020 qualification campaign, Shevchenko could possibly be tempted to return to the Diavolo, especially if assurances are given that Mauro Tassotti and Andrea Maldera – his assistants – can come with him.


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