Rome: Vincenzo Montella has been appointed Serie A side AC Milan coach on a two-year deal, the club has said.
 
Montella left Sampdoria to replace Cristian Brocchi, who resigned on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported.
 
Milan is expected to pay Sampdoria a release fee of about one million euros for the 42-year-old, the club said on Tuesday.
 
AC Milan is reported to be on the verge of changing ownership as a pool of Chinese investors are interested.