Maran replaces De Canio

Catania have sacked Luigi De Canio after just three months in charge and replaced him with Rolando Maran.

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Luigi De Canio: Axed by Catania

Luigi De Canio: Axed by Catania

De Canio, who replaced Maran back in October, was dismissed following Wednesday's 4-1 defeat to Serie B side Siena in the Coppa Italia.

The outcome followed last weekend's 2-1 loss at Atalanta in the league that left Catania at the foot of the standings, four points away from safety at the halfway stage of the campaign.

A statement from the club read: "Catania announces it has released coach Luigi De Canio from his duties as head coach of the first team.

"We wish to thank him for the work done."

Catania are winless on the road this season and have mustered just three victories in 19 games so far.

The Sicilian outfit is set to recall Maran as De Canio's replacement.

De Canio is the third Serie A coach to be sacked this week after Milan dismissed Massimiliano Allegri and Livorno parted company with Davide Nicola.

Catania host Fiorentina on Sunday.

The job was 56-year-old De Canio's 15th managerial appointment, all of which have been in Italy short of a spell in charge of QPR.

Catania later announced that Maran would return to the club as De Canio's replacement.

A statement read: "Catania announces it has again handed the reins of the first team to Rolando Maran, who was in charge of the team last season and also for the first eight matches of the present campaign."


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