Malesani relieved to see Bologna sold

Bologna coach Alberto Malesani is delighted to see the club change hands.

Bologna coach Alberto Malesani is delighted to see the club change hands.

Massimo Zanetti, the owner of the Segafredo coffee company, bought a majority stake in Bologna towards the tail end of last week.

“Bologna had need of a person like this,” Malesani explained. “Teams that do something important always have a certain kind of President behind them.

“We must applaud those who have managed to save Bologna not with words, but with facts.”

He added: “I believe that in the end our old President was clever to sell the club to the right person.”

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