Bologna hand Donadoni extended contract

Bologna have confirmed head coach Roberto Donadoni and his staff have agreed contract extensions, with their new deals running to 2019.

Roberto Donadoni has signed a new contract to extend his stay as Bologna's head coach until the end of the 2018-19 Serie A season.

Donadoni has been in charge of the club since being appointed in October 2015 following the sacking of Delio Rossi and he led Bologna to 15th place last season.

The 53-year-old's assistant coaches have also agreed new terms to commit their future to the club.

Donadoni is a former coach of the Italian national team, leading the Azzurri to the quarter-finals of Euro 2008, with Napoli, Cagliari and Parma among his previous clubs.