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Italian football coach Vanoli is in charge of Russia’s Spartak Moscow FC, says agent

The football club is currently ranked 9th after 18 rounds of the current 2021/2022 season of the Russian Premier League

MOSCOW, December 16. /TASS/. Italian manager Paolo Vanoli signed a contract on Thursday to serve as the head coach of the Russian Premier League’s (RPL) club Spartak Moscow, his agent Andrea D’Amico told TASS.

Andrea D’Amico said in his statement that all details of a possibly signed contract would be announced at a news conference in Moscow on Friday.

Spartak FC’s press office announced on December 14 the club parted its ways with Rui Vitoria, the Portuguese head coach of the Russian football club.

On May 24, Spartak Moscow FC’s press office announced that the club signed a contract with Portuguese coach Rui Vitoria, 51, for a two-year period.

Spartak Moscow FC is currently ranked 9th after 18 rounds of the current 2021/2022 season of the Russian Premier League (RPL) having chalked up 23 points.

Russian football club’s previous Head Coach Domenico Tedesco announced his decision in December 2020 to leave the Russian club before the end of the 2020/2021 national football season.

In September 2019, Tedesco was named the best coach of the Russian Premier League (RPL). The German-Italian football manager received the unanimous vote in his favor on behalf of the RPL representatives, sports experts from Russia’s Match-TV television channel and national football fans.

Spartak Moscow FC

Throughout its almost century-long history, Spartak Moscow FC has been a 12-time USSR champion and ten-time champion of Russia. The club is the winner of numerous other awards and trophies. Spartak Moscow FC finished 2nd in the 2020/2021 season of the Russian Premier League (RPL).