After leaving Roma at the beginning of June, Milan have appointed Frederic Massara as their newest Sporting Director. The Italian 50-year-old will start work on July 1st, 2019; below the official statement.
AC Milan announces the appointment of Frederic Massara as Sporting Director of the First team, effective July 1, 2019. The top executive will report directly to the Club's Strategic Development Director of the Technical Area, Paolo Maldini.
Massara, born in Turin on November 11, 1969, after retiring from his career as football player with 221 appearances between Serie A and Serie B scoring 24 goals, initially worked as assistant coach and afterwards as executive for USC Palermo and AS Roma before obtaining his Sporting Director licence in May 2011 with full marks (110/110). He was appointed as AS Roma's Sporting Director in 2016 before starting a new adventure from August 2017 to March 2018 in the Technical Area of Jiangsu Suning. In June 2018, he returned to AS Roma as Coordinator of the Technical Area, to then take on the role of Sporting Director again. He will now join the Rossoneri world and will oversee all technical and sporting operations.