One hundred and eight words. In any walk of life it is not very much, the briefest of brief statements, barely more than a quote really. Yet on Monday, March 19 – in the aftermath of their one-sided loss to bitter rivals Juventus – that is the number of words chosen by Fiorentina to tell the world that they had reached a mutual agreement with their Sporting Director, Pantaleo Corvino, that his contract would not be renewed once it expires at the end of the season. While many football fans have no time for men in that position and would consider those few choice words to be more than enough when dispensing with such a persons services, those who follow Serie A football closely would consider it perhaps something of a slight on the 62 year old.
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