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AC Milan sack Mihajlovic

The Italians have confirmed the departure of coach Sinisa Mihajlovic, who is replaced by youth-team boss Cristian Brocchi until the end of the season.

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AC Milan sack Mihajlovic
MATTEO BAZZI EFE

AC Milan have announced the sacking of coach Sinisa Mihajlovic, replacing the Serbian with youth-team boss Cristian Brocchi until the end of the season.

Defeat to Serie A leaders Juventus on Saturday left sixth-placed Milan with just two points from their last five matches.

A statement from the struggling giants on Tuesday read: "Sinisa Mihajlovic has been relieved of his role as AC Milan coach.

"The club would like to thank Mihajlovic for the dedication and hard work carried out this season.

Kevin Prince Boateng looks dejected as AC Milan go down 2-1 to Juventus on Saturday.

"Cristian Brocchi will now be in charge of the first team until the end of the season. AC Milan would like to welcome Mr Brocchi and wish him all the best."