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Bad Day For Coaches As Chievo and Samp Fire Sannino And Rossi Respectively

Fired_stampThe international break has once again cost Serie A managers their jobs as Chievo have decided to part company with coach Giuseppe Sannino, while Sampdoria have sacked manager Delio Rossi as the club looks to battle their way out of the relegation zone.

With the club currently rooted to the foot of Serie A, Chievo have called on Eugenio Corini who, having proven his ability last season, is regarded as the man to guide them to safety once again.

“Chievo Verona announces that Giuseppe Sannino has been relieved of his duties as first-team coach,” read a statement on Chievo’s official website on Tuesday.

“The club would like to express its thanks to the coach and his assistants for the effort, professionalism and dedication they have always shown while wishing them well in the continuation of their careers.”

Chievo have picked up just six points from their first 12 games of the season, winning only once against Udinese in September.

Sampdoria were sucked into the drop zone after they extended their current losing streak to three consecutive games with a 2-1 loss to Fiorentina,

And with nearly a third of the season already played, club officials decided it was time to act.

“Sampdoria announces that it has relieved Delio Rossi and his staff of their duties,” a club statement read on Monday night.

“The company would like to thank everyone for their commitment and professionalism over these past months and wish you the best of luck.

“The management of the first team will be temporarily entrusted to Francesco Pedone.”