Virtus Bologna, four options pop up after Sergio Scariolo’s farewell

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Virtus Bologna, four options pop up after Sergio Scariolo's farewell

The toto nomi for the Virtus Bologna bench immediately breaks out after the resounding news of Sergio Scariolo's exoneration, a week before the start of the season.

According to reports in Ansa, Luca Banchi, coach of Latvia, which scored a resounding qualification in the quarterfinals at the last World Cup, is in pole position. According to rumors, the former Olimpia coach according to Virtus executives would have the right profile to lead the team.

In addition to Banchi, another hot name for owner Massimo Zanetti è that of Walter De Raffaele, who last season said goodbye to Reyer Venezia and è is currently looking for a team to restart.

The list of possible replacements also includes Andrea Trinchieri, also a free agent after his farewell to Bayern this summer, and the coach of the Italian national team himself, Gianmarco Pozzecco, who finished eighth in the last World Championship.

This is the statement of the Vu Nere arrived in the morning: "Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna announces that it has ordered the exoneration of coach Sergio Scariolo. The coach’s statements made to the press on September 13, 2023, which follow those made during the end-of-season press conference on June 27, 2023, unfortunately undermine the serenity’and enthusiasm of the Virtussino environment and of the group that is about to face the first official commitments of the new sports season with the goal of achieving important results both nationally and internationally. The club also announces that è first assistant Andrea Diana" has been relieved of his duties.

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