The former head coach Petersburg “Zenith” Luciano Spalletti has led Roma, according to the official website of the club of Rome.
Spalletti worked as a coach of “Roma” from 2005 to 2009 and three times led the team to the silver medal of the championship of Italy, reminds “Interfax”.
After that he headed Zenit, under his leadership, the club from the Neva banks twice won the Russian championship, twice the Russian Cup and super Cup. In 2014, Zenit Spalletti was suspended from work as a head coach, but his contract is not terminated. An Italian, as his assistants, has continued to receive regular contract salary, but can work at another club. The term of the agreement expired at the end of the 2014/15 season.
On Wednesday the management of “Roma” fired the French specialist Rudi Garcia and his assistants, who worked with the team since June 12, 2013. During this time, together with the Romans they twice won the silver Series A.
After 19 rounds, “Roma” occupies the fifth place in the standings of Serie A.