Brazilian manager Leonardo has parted company with Inter Milan to take up the position as head coach for French side Paris Saint-Germain. It will be Leonardo’s second stint at the club, as he played for the side for a season in 96/7.
Inter’s chief executive Ernesto Paolillo briefed the press yesterday stating: “Leonardo
Leonardo had taken over at Inter from Rafael Benitez, after the Spaniard was sacked in December, having made a disappointing start at the club, which had won a historic treble the season before. The appointment was met with a certain amount of disappointment as Leonardo had spent the 09/10 season in charge of Inter’s great rival A.C. Milan, yet despite this and a disappointing finish to the season, which saw A.C crowned Serie A champions, Leonardo was seen to be a popular man at the club and won the Coppa Italia.
In joining PSG Leonardo finds himself at a club that has embraced Brazilian football in recent years. The playmaker Rai, younger brother of the Brazilian legend Socrates, joined PSG in 1993 from S