Malesani appointed new Palermo boss
Palermo have confirmed the appointment of Alberto Malesani as their new head coach following Gian Piero Gasperini's dismissal on Monday.
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Gasperini was sacked by Rosanero president Maurizio Zamparini as the Sicilian club sank to the bottom of the Serie A table with defeat to Atalanta on Sunday.
A statement published on palermocalcio.it read: "Palermo have entrusted the care of the first team to Alberto Malesani.
"The 59-year-old coach is taking his first training session now and will be presented at Boccadifalco tomorrow morning."