The negotiations with coach Bruno Lambada as a new coach at the Italian first division CFC Genoa in 1893 are burst. The long-standing Bundesliga coach has already been traded as a successor to Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko and had already come to the northern Italian city the day before. Instead, the club announced the obligation of the German Alexander Blessing. The former player of the VfB Stuttgart received a contract by 2024 at the current table penultimate of the series A. The 48-year-old most recently supervised the KV Os tend in Belgium. CFC Genoa 1893 announced the end of the cooperation with Shevchenko on 15 January. Abdoulaye Kongo, since then, took over the management of the team.