Sergio named new Hearts boss

Hearts have appointed former Sporting Lisbon coach Paulo Sergio as their new manager.

Hearts have appointed former Sporting Lisbon coach Paulo Sergio as their new manager.

Jim Jefferies was sacked yesterday with reports quickly emerging that 43-year-old Portuguese Sergio was being lined up to take over at Tynecastle.

And former journeyman striker Sergio, who managed Sporting for six months last season, was duly appointed this morning with the club confirming Jefferies has rejected an offer to become director of football.

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