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Napoli confirm Spalletti as new head coach
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Napoli confirm Spalletti as new head coach

Luciano Spalletti has been confirmed as the new head coach of Napoli. This was made known by the club who released an official statement on Saturday morning. The 62-year-old manager will replace Gennaro Gattuso who parted ways with the club after finishing fifth in the 2020/21 season. Spalletti returns to management after being out of work since May 2019 after he was fired by Inter Milan. Although he failed to win a title with Inter, he led them to back-to-back finishes in the top four in Serie A. The 2018 Champions League qualification was the Nerazzurri's first in 6 years. Spalletti also played his part as Roma's boss by helping them win consecutive Coppa Italia titles between 2005 and 2009. It can be recalled that he made the return to the Stadio Olimpico for the 2016/17 seaso...