Former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta’s first go-around as a professional manager is going to come to an end, per Canal Supporters, after a 4-0 loss to Inter Milan at the San Siro, which resulted in club president Enrico Preziosi to leave the stands.
It’s not looking like Motta will make it into the new year with Genoa CFC, who are currently occupying last place in Serie A and are four points out of the relegation zone. Furthermore, the results haven’t come for the former PSG player who has only one victory in nine games and six points out of 27.
🔴 Thiago Motta est licencié de son poste d’entraîneur du Genoa.
— Actu Foot (@ActuFoot_) December 21, 2019
After their loss to Inter, Motta, who previously managed PSG’s under-19 team, doesn’t appear as someone that thinks their job is in jeopardy.
“Right now, my only reference is my players, and I am proud of what they are trying to do despite the difficulties. They gave 100 percent, trying to develop our football. The results are negative, and we will certainly have to change something, me first, but I am convinced that we can do it.”
However, it looks like Genoa is looking for a replacement, so the Italian is living on borrowed time. It was a tough first managerial gig for Motta. Genoa tasked him to jump in midseason and rescue them from relegation. Perhaps he returns to PSG to improve his coaching and awaits an opportunity in which he has a transfer window where he can start to shape a squad into his vision.
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