(Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)
MIAMI – Well, that was quick.
Inter Miami CF announced Thursday that the club and manager Diego Alonso have mutually agreed to part ways after only one year with the Major League Soccer expansion team.
“On behalf of the organization, I want to thank Diego for his hard work and dedication during our inaugural season and wish him the best in his future endeavors,” Inter Miami CF managing owner Jorge Mas said in a statement. “This was a difficult year and a very tough decision for everyone, but we believe it is the right step for thecClub. We have great expectations for Inter Miami in the short and long term.”
Inter Miami reached the playoffs after finishing with a 7-13-3 mark and in 10 place in the Eastern Conference. The team was eliminated by Nashville SC in the play-in round.
“Going through the journey of this inaugural season with Inter Miami has been an incredible experience, and I am thankful to the ownership group for the opportunity,” Alonso said in a statement. “I want to thank the staff for their work and friendship, the players for their efforts on the field, and especially the fans for their constant support throughout the year. I wish everyone the best this upcoming season.”