“The decision was taken following a long and detailed analysis of the team's performances and results,” Fiorentina said in a statement. “Given the need to rediscover the necessary grit and determination on the pitch and produce an immediate turnaround, the owners and management decided that a change of coach was the best option.”
Montella returned to Fiorentina for his second spell in charge in April but has lost 13 of his 24 Serie A matches. It is the eighth coaching change in the Italian top flight this season.
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