Former Napoli and AC Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso has been appointed the head coach of Spanish La Liga top side Valencia, the former Italy and AC Milan player has signed a two-year contract with the club.
Valencia Appoints Gennaro Gattuso as their New Head Coach
The 44-year-old has been without a club since May 2021 when he left Napoli, where he won the Coppa Italia the previous year. Former Italian midfielder Gattuso had managed clubs like Fiorentina, AC Milan and Napoli before coming to Spain now.
Valencia job is the first coaching job Gennaro Gattuso is taking outside of his country Italy. He left Fiorentina even before the expiration of his deal with them. Gattuso spent 13 years as a player at AC Milan, he will replace Jose Bordalas, who was sacked on Friday. Six-time Spanish champions Valencia finished ninth in La Liga in 2021-22.