Sinisa Mihajlovic set to take over at AC Milan

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Sinisa Mihajlovic is considered the front runner to be named the new manager at AC Milan, and the former Sampdoria boss has all but confirmed the speculation.

When asked about the rumors by Italian news outlet Sportmediasetthe Serbian said “It’s going fine, within two weeks I will be the new Rossoneri coach.”

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While the club is yet to make an official announcement, it now seems certain Mihajlovic will be in charge at the San Siro quite soon.

Rafa Benitez was rumored for a possible return to the club, but after agreeing to terms with Real Madrid, Mihajlovic jumped to the top of the list.

The man who once played for AC Milan’s cross-town rivals Inter, Mihajlovic released a statement earlier this week that he would be leaving Sampdoria after leading the club to seventh-place in Serie A, the best finish in club history.

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AC Milan on the other hand, finished tenth in the league, the club’s worst season in 17 years. The club told BBC Sport last week that Filippo Inzaghi would not return as manager, after just one season in charge.

Mihajlovic will be tasked with bringing European football back to the San Siro as the seven-time Champions League winners didn’t even qualify for the Europa League. With the past two seasons ending in eighth-place and tenth-place finishes in Serie A, the Serb must turn things around for one of the most historic clubs in the world.