Gattuso: Napoli manager leaves role after failing to qualify for Champions  League - The Athletic

Gennaro Gattuso is set to leave Fiorentina just two weeks after accepting the job over a reported dispute over transfers.

The announcement of the 43-year-old manager as the new Viola coach on May 25, following his departure from

Napoli where he failed to guide his side to the Champions League.

Gattuso is to officially take over on July 1 ahead of the new season but he is already starting discussions

over transfer plans at the club.

According to several reports, including Sky Sport Italia, Gattuso will leave the club after just over 20 days at

the club after falling out with club owner Rocco Commisso over transfer targets. 

The Sky Sport report claims Gattuso and his agent Jorge Mendes had recommended that Fiorentina sign the likes

of Porto midfielder Sergio Oliveira and Valencia forward Goncalo Guedes, but Commisso wants cheaper targets. 

Reports also claim former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is one of the options up to replace

Gattuso should he confirm his exit this week. 

Other names on the list as Gattuso’s successor include former Lyon manager Rudi Garcia, who is link to

the vacant Everton manager position, while Andrea Pirlo is also available following his sack by Juventus last month.

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