Lazio ‘will make a SHOCK move for ex-Leyton Orient boss Fabio Liverani – who only lasted 27 games with them and was once relegated to League Two – if they don’t bring in Maurizio Sarri’
- Fabio Liverani bossed Leyton Orient for just 27 games before being sacked
- Liverani won just eight of his 27 games as Orient relegated to League Two
- Former boss Simeone Inzaghi left Lazio to become Inter Milan’s new manager
- Antonio Conte is set to replace Jose Mourinho as Tottenham’s new manager
Lazio are reportedly considering hiring former Leyton Orient manager Fabio Liverani, who played just 27 games and was in charge when the club were relegated to League Two.
The Serie A side is without a manager after Simeone Inzaghi left for Inter Milan following the departure of former boss Antonio Conte.
Lazio is an attractive project as they finished sixth last season and qualified for the Europa League group stage, but according to Sky Sports Italia (via Football Italia) they could turn their attention to Liverani.
Lazio reportedly considering Fabio Liverani to replace Simeone Inzaghivervanger
Lazio’s main target is believed to be former Chelsea and Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri. is
Their main target is Maurizio Sarri, former Juventus manager, who has been out of a job since he left Turin in August last year.
Sarri has reportedly met with the club’s sports director Igli Tare several times and was expected to meet with President Claudio Lotito on Thursday.
However, it is believed that if they fail to get the former Chelsea boss on paper, they will consider a move to Liverani.
The 45-year-old has been out of work since being sacked by Parma in January after a run of just two wins from 16 games. He was also previously manager of Genoa, Ternana and Lecce.
Liverani’s time as Leyton Orient boss was a disaster, they went down after eight wins in 27
Liverani managed Leyton Orient during the 2014-15 season, the League One side having had just four league wins from 19 games when he arrived in December of that season.
He couldn’t stop the slide, winning just eight of his 27 games when the East London club were relegated to League Two. He was immediately fired and took a year off before taking over at Genoa.
Liverani is a former Lazio player and played over 100 games for the club before leaving in 2006.
The managerial merry-go-round will continue as former Inter boss Conte is expected to be revealed as Tottenham’s new boss after they reportedly offered the Italian £17m to replace sacked Jose Mourinho, who is now in charge Roma.