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Paulo Fonseca Named New Head Coach of AS Roma on 2-Year Deal

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Tuesday, 11 June, 2019, 13:30
Paulo Fonseca Named New Head Coach of AS Roma on 2-Year Deal

AS Roma have named former Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca their new head coach, handing him a two-year deal.

The club sacked Eusebio Di Francesco following their last-16 Champions League exit to Porto, with Claudio Ranieri subsequently filling in for the remainder of the season, helping them to a sixth-place finish in ​Serie A.

However, the Romans have now announced that Fonseca will be their next permanent manager, with an official statement declaring: "AS Roma are delighted to confirm that Paulo Fonseca will be the club’s new head coach.