BREAKING: Nesta appointed Miami coach

Alessandro Nesta has been appointed as head coach of new American side Miami FC.

The club was founded in May this year and are set to compete in the North American Soccer League from 2016.

Having recently revealed their first badge, the American side have unveiled their first head coach, with ex-AC Milan and Montreal Impact defender Nesta taking over.

The appointment comes as the three-time Serie A champion and World Cup winning centre-back’s first job as a head coach.

In joining Miami, Nesta is teaming up with a former Milan and Italy team-mate Paolo Maldini, who is co-owner of the club.