Vincenzo Montella named AC Milan coach

Rome: Vincenzo Montella has been appointed Serie A side AC Milan coach on a two-year deal, the club has said. Montella left Sampdoria to replace Cristian Brocchi, who resigned on Monday. Milan is expected to pay Sampdoria a release fee of about one million euros for the 42-year-old, the club said on Tuesday. AC Milan is reported to be on the verge of changing ownership as a pool of Chinese investors are interested.