Genoa set to announce Andriy Shevchenko as their new manager after legendary striker agrees deal until 2024 to take charge of the Serie A club and replace Davide Ballardini
- Genoa are set to announce Andriy Shevchenko as their new manager
- The legendary Ukranian has agreed to become Genoa’s boss until 2024
- The Italian club have decided to sack current boss Davide Ballardini
Andriy Shevchenko is set to be announce as the new manager of Genoa after being offered a contract until June 2024 worth £1.7million a season, where he will replace Davide Ballardini.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Genoa have decided to sack Ballardini following their 2-2 draw with newly-promoted Empoli on Friday before snapping up the chance to sign Shevchenko as his replacement.
The former Ukrainian striker has plenty of years experience of Serie A football having enjoyed two stinits at AC Milan as playing – but has now been tasked with getting Genoa back into Europe.
Genoa are set to announce legendary striker Andriy Shevchenko as their new manager
Genoa will announce Shevchenko as their new boss in due course after sending him the contract offer shortly after that 2-2 draw with Empoli.
Sky Sport Italia went on to report that Shevchenko will bring his loyal assistant and former AC Milan star Mauro Tassotti with him to Genoa.
Andrea Maldera, Raul Riancho, former Ukraine and Tottenham striker Serhij Rebrov will complete his backroom staff.
Genoa have decided to sack current boss Davide Ballardini after a poor start to the season
Tassotti left AC Milan after almost 37 years at the San Siro, where he has held numerous roles and is now ready to take on a new challenge alongside his former team-mate.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Shevchenko will earn £1.7m (€2m) a year and will be the 101st manager to take the reins of the Ligurian club.
Genoa are now looking to rebuild the club and hope to get back into European contention with Shevchenko at the helm.
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