Sevilla has sacked head coach, Vincenzo Montella. The club said it took the decision due to the Italian’s “bad run of results”. Sevilla under Montella had gone nine games without a victory in all competitions.
The club’s defeat to Levante on Friday in the Spanish La Liga left the Spanish side without a win since knocking Manchester United out in the Champions League Last-16.
According to the club, former boss, Joaquin Caparros will take over until the end of the season.
“Sevilla FC have dismissed Vincenzo Montella after the side’s bad run of results since winning last in Old Trafford on the 13th of March,” a club statement read.
“Caparros will lead the team in the 2017/18 run-in and will then stay linked with the club in a role which had already been determined once Sevilla’s sporting structure had been reorganised.”
It was the second time the 43-year-old is being sacked this season. He was dismissed by AC Milan in November, Before he was appointed by Sevilla on December 28, 2017.
The former Fiorentina coach Montella was assured of his job until the end of the season in midweek, when club president Jose Castro sacked sporting director, Oscar Arias.
But the defeat to 17th-placed Levante took his record to 11 wins from 28 games in charge and left Sevilla seventh in La Liga.
New coach, Caparros, 62, took charge of Sevilla between 2000 and 2005, winning promotion back to the top flight in 2001.