Milan legend Seedorf reveals thoughts on the sacking Giampaolo for Pioli

By Oliver Fisher -

Clarence Seedorf has insisted that his former club AC Milan must be patient in order to return to where they once were.

Marco Giampaolo was sacked after just seven games and 111 days in charge, the shortest reign in the club’s history.

The former Sampdoria boss lost four out of his first seven games in charge, but Paolo Maldini revealed the club had to make the decision to ‘avoid a wasted season’.

The Rossoneri confirmed the appointment of Stefano Pioli as their new head coach today via a statement on their official website despite fan protests.

Seedorf – who played for Milan for 10 years and won 10 major honours in that spell – believes that an element of patience is needed.

The former midfielder spoke on the sidelines of a game between Bologna and Real Madrid legends, and offered his thoughts to Sky Italia.

“We are always too rushed in making judgments, I wish good luck to Pioli,” he said (via

“I love Milan, when they change coach I am sorry, it is a defeat for everyone.

“We want Milan to return to what we want it to be, but it takes time. Good luck to Pioli.”

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