Monday January 21 2013
Genoa confirm Ballardini arrival

Genoa have announced that Davide Ballardini has replaced Gigi Del Neri on the bench for the rest of the season.

Del Neri was axed last night following the 2-0 home loss to Catania which left the Rossoblu in the relegation zone.

Genoa are third from bottom, three points adrift of Pescara and Cagliari.

Ballardini has already had a spell as Genoa boss during the 2010-11 campaign. He won 11, drew seven and lost 10 of his 28 League games in charge.

Genoa travel to League leaders Juventus this weekend.

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