Fiorentina prepared if Montella were to depart
The Viola have impressed this season due to Montella’s innovative style of play, making him a prime candidate to move to one of Serie A’s bigger clubs if there were to have a coaching vacancy.
While it is not expected that Montella will leave, the Viola have already prepared an alternative in the event the 38-year-old were to move on.
Sassuolo coach Eusebio Di Francesco is atop their shortlist thanks to his work at the Serie B side this season.
The Emilia-Romagnia side currently sit atop the Serie B standings, and are almost certain to be playing in the top flight next season. Whether Di Francesco will be the coach to oversee their progress remains to be seen.
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