...could savaging a 3-0 lead somehow be topped on the old drama-meter: Claudio has resigned.
Fire up the theme music.
- First off, just pasting from below:
'Despite the photo - couldn't resist - I suspect it to be Conti. Serie A is a long, long fuckin way from schoolchildren.'
Furthermore, we have to think of Montella like a prized playing talent - stunting his growth when everyone and his mother knows Carlo Ancelotti is likely going to be the coach in the summer (if they don't make the Champions League, I suspect Roma is his exception - and he may relish returning Roma to glory from a starting point further back), doesn't seem logical, not least when it could fray relationships as well. This seems like a prime position for an interim tag which they expect to remain as such. You know, a 'fixer' type to come in and save the day for a short period.
Someone like, oh....I think you see where this is going.
- And if it is Montella, I've long been fascinated by the teammate-to-coach transition, thinking it to be...unadvised - and this before factoring in Roman-sized egos (ahem). At least we'd get to find out.
- Well, that was quick: no decision tonight, wait til tomorrow.
Nothing to see here, then.
So til tomorrow, as I suddenly realize the real, if unlikely, chance that the man named as AS Roma coach could be....Claudio Ranieri.