Iachini has become something of a specialist at dealing with relegation battles, so with Udinese coming very close to the drop last term, he was brought in to steady the ship.
His management career began under Maurizio Zamparini at Venezia in 2001 and the glutton for punishment reunited with the fiery patron at Palermo in 2013. Iachini became the longest-serving Coach at Palermo in the Zamparini era, but still managed to get fired, re-hired and then resign again during the 2015-16 season.
Never without a baseball cap, Iachini revealed it is no simple affectation. He has a lack of pigmentation in his eyes and the cap provides essential shade.