Panathinaikos FC announcement:
“Panathinaikos FC announces the mutual termination of Giannis Anastasiou contract. After 2.5 years together, the cycle of an eventful journey closes. During this time we celebrated winning the Greek Cup in 2013 and great victories with special significance for the Club and the fans. Panathinaikos wishes Giannis Anastasiou all the best “
In the Panathinaikos statement there is a special comment by Giannis Alafouzos, who thanks him for all he has achieved for Panathinaikos. "Giannis arrived at a very difficult time for Panathinaikos in May 2013. Together we created a plan that was served consistently and resulted in the creation of a team that all football fans admired. We accomplished great achievements and of course some are credited to him. During our cooperation, mistakes were made on both sides. Every one of us supporting Panathinaikos thanks him for his contribution and wishes him good luck in his future career. "