Serie B side Avellino have announced that former Palermo man Walter Novellino has been appointed as their new Coach.
The Lupi sacked former boss Domenico Toscano after poor results have seen them slide to 19th in the table.
The club confirmed the appointment with the following statement.
“US. Avellino announce that Mr Walter Alfredo Novellino is the new Coach of the first team. The Coach, was born in Montemarano on June 4, 1953 has - among others - previously taken charge of Napoli, Sampdoria, Torino, Modena and Palermo.
"Today he will conduct the first training session and will be presented to representatives of the media, at the Stadio Partenio-Adriano Lombardi Press room, starting from 14:45.
"Coach Novellino will work together with the staff who consist of: Eduardo Lombimbo (assistant Coach), Antonio Nardi (athletic trainer), Carmine Amato (goalkeeping Coach) and Simone Tomassoli (technical assistant)."