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That was quick! AC Milan fire Inzaghi and replace him with Sinisa Mihajlovic

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Serb Sinisa Mihajlovic has been appointed the new coach of AC Milan, replacing Filippo Inzaghi who was sacked on Tuesday, the Serie A club said.

Mihajlovic, who stood down as Sampdoria coach earlier this month, becomes Milan's fourth boss in less than two years following Inzaghi, Massimiliano Allegri and Clarence Seedorf.

Inzaghi, who spent 10 years at the club as a player, struggled throughout much of a campaign that brought their lowest number of wins since 2001 and his future had long been questioned.

"AC Milan communicate that Filippo Inzaghi has been discharged of his responsibilities as first team coach. The club thank him for his work," the club said in a statement on their website.

Serbian Sinisa Mihajlovic, who stepped down as Sampdoria coach earlier this month, is among the favourites to take the job