From ‘#PioliOut’ to ‘Pioli is on fire’: How AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli won hearts, minds and a Scudetto

As AC Milan lift the Serie A trophy, the impact of their head coach, Stefano Pioli, cannot be understated. He was appointed in October 2019 after the club decided to sack Marco Giampaolo, and the fans “welcomed” Pioli with distrust. The hashtag #PioliOut trended on Twitter for days after he arrived and the general opinion…