Zola sacked as Cagliari coach

The former??West Ham and Watford manager was appointed in December to replace Zdenek Zeman, who is among a ??list of candidates, that also includes Claudio Ranieri and Walter Zenga, who are reported to be in line to replace the Italian. ????

The??Sardinian club issued a statement that said: “Cagliari announce that Gianfranco Zola and his staff have been relieved of the technical leadership of the first team. ?? ?? ?? ?? ????

“It was a decision which was taken reluctantly against a great man who has written unforgettable pages in the history of Cagliari, bringing brilliance and giving international prestige to the land of Sardinia.” ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ??

The former Napoli, Chelsea and Italy forward, who finished his playing career at the club in 2005, managed just two wins, two draws and six defeats during his reign, leaving Cagliari joint 18th in the 20-team table and four points adrift of safety.??