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Dean Holdsworth joins management team of Palermo

Former Bolton Wanderers striker Dean Holdsworth has joined the management team of Palermo.

David Platt, formerly of Juventus and Sampdoria, has also been assisting the club's new owners.

It was announced over the weekend:

"Sport Capital Group Investments Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Sport Capital Group Ltd) has today completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of US Città di Palermo Spa, through the completion of the previously announced preliminary contract dated 30th November.

"At a shareholders' general meeting of US Città di Palermo Spa a new board of directors shall be nominated, with Clive Richardson as President, Emanuele Facile as Chief Executive and John Treacy as third director. The new board and a group of senior football advisors lead by Dean Holdsworth will be working on plans for the remainder of the 2018-19 Season with the current management team.

"Sport Capital Group Investments Ltd will in the coming days be calling a shareholder meeting to increase its share capital to up to €20m."

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