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Next chapter in ’Sporting-soap: trainer after 9 days dismissed

LISBON – Sporting Lisbon after nine days to say goodbye to coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.

Sinisa Mihajlovic

The 49-year-old Serb put last week signed a three-year contract in Lisbon, but the new board of the Portuguese club sends him away. The rumbles already for months, with Sporting, with the low point last month, the onslaught of dozens of hooligans on the training complex of the club.

Not rest back

Chairman Bruno de Carvalho, who in a torrent of lag with a large part of the selection, was recently dismissed by the members of the club. The lead is now in the hands of Sousa Cintra. The 73-year-old Portuguese will get the rest for the time being not back again, because one of his first decisions was Mihajlovic to dismiss.

New, talented coach

The new trainer had been the location of the training changed, something Sporting, according to Cintra 300,000 euro cost. “Mihajlovic is not in our plans. We are going to a new, talented coach in charge with the team can fight for the championship”, said the new chairman.

Several leading players, among whom striker Bas Dost, want their contract at Sporting let loose.

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