FABIO CAPELLO’s former assistant manager has passed away.
Italo Galbiati, who has died aged 85, worked with the ex-England boss almost everywhere he went, including Real Madrid, Roma, Juventus, the Three Lions and Russia.
And at AC Milan, he stepped in to take over the first team on numerous occasions.
A statement from Milan read: “Italo Galbiati, a point of reference in the Rossoneri world and a strong point of many companies in the history of Milan, has left us.
"We cling to the family with affection and concussion.”
Tributes have poured in from across the football world.
Serie A side Monza described Galbiati as "a master of football".
They said on Twitter: "AC Monza mourns Italo Galbiati and joins the pain of the family.
"Player, coach and talent scout, a master of football.
"A legendary career, which Italo closed by putting his experience at the service of the Youth Sector of our Society."
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