Leece manager Luca Gotti earns renewal after saving Sporting Director from a hotel fire

Gotti saved their Sporting Director Corvino from fire. The incident occured at a hotel they were both staying at, soon later his contract was renewed.

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Leece manager Luca Gotti earns renewal

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Leece previously announced Luca Gotti a few months back after Roberto D’Aversa was fired in March for head-butting a rival player. He was then appointed till the end of the season and they finished 14th in the Serie A. Lecce declared that D'Aversa had been "relieved of his duties". The club attributed his dismissal to "the events that occurred at the end of the Lecce-Verona match".

Following Sunday's defeat, Lecce fell to 15th place in Italy's top flight, two points behind Verona and with only a one-point lead over the relegation zone. Lecce have won just one of their last 12 league games, losing nine under him. Last summer, they appointed D'Aversa to replace Marco Baroni.

D'Aversa has previously been in charge of Virtus Lanciano, Parma, and Sampdoria. The Gotti has signed an agreement until June 30, 2024, with renewal in the event of avoiding relegation. However, a turn of things outside the footballing field has led to an extension of the contract as well. 

Gotti saves Leece Sporting Director

Gotti saved their Sporting Director Corvino from fire. The incident occurred at a hotel they were both staying at and soon later his contract was renewed. Previously Calligri was looking for an Argentine coach. However, those renewals remain a rumour. Cagliari is positive since the coach wants guarantees, and he would gladly return to Sardinia, where he previously served as Roberto Donadoni's assistant in 2010-11.

The Giulini-Bonato pair see him as the ideal successor to Ranieri. A similar position for Nicola, who, following the change of sporting director (Gemmi in place of Accardi), awaits a meeting with President Corsi next week to decide whether to proceed or stop. "We will start again with Gotti because he did an excellent job," said Saverio Sticchi Damiani, president of the Apulian team, in recent days. nevertheless, "there is no final discussion with the technical area to see if the vision on a sporting level is shared and, if so, we will start again together with him with enthusiasm."

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