Napoli, Walter Mazzarri in the balance: De Laurentiis has clear ideas
Napoli, Aurelio De Laurentiis is unbalanced on Walter Mazzarri’s future
Since è arriving on the Napoli bench to replace Rudi Garcia, Walter Mazzarri has never really managed to lift the fortunes of the team, now in ninth place in the standings just two points ahead of tenth place occupied by Torino and 7 points away from fourth place occupied by Atalanta. The defeat at the San Siro against AC Milan, in addition, has only fueled the negative feelings of the square toward the coach.
With little more than a week to go before the Champions League double-header against Barcelona, the Tuscan coach’s position would no longer be so firm, and in the last few hours rumors of his possible exoneration from the Azzurri bench would have taken hold.
According to a report by "Sky Sport", the club president Aurelio De Laurentiis. accomplice also to the scarce free alternatives, would not have considered in a concrete way the hypothesis of relieving from office the former Inter coach. However, the native of San Vincenzo è called for a turnaround as early as the championship match against Genoa, so as to arrive in top form at the double confrontation with Barcelona, in which the partenopei will also play the possible access to the World Cup for Club.
In view of the summer soccer market session, several profiles would already be evaluated by the Parthenopean patròn to become the new coach from the 2024-25 season: Antonio Conte (unemployed), Vincenzo Italiano (Fiorentina), Thiago Motta (Bologna), Francesco Farioli (Nice), Ivan Juric (Torino) and Gian Piero Gasperini (Atalanta).