Genoa sack De Canio following Roma collapse

After blowing a two-goal lead against the Giallorossi on Sunday, the Rossoblu officials have announced that they have parted ways with the 55-year-old trainer
Genoa president Enrico Preziosi has revealed that the club have fired coach Luigi De Canio, following their 4-2 home loss against Roma at the weekend.

The match saw the Ligurian side take a 2-0 lead by the 15 minute mark, but the men from the Italian capital were then able to turn the match in their favour, eventually winning 4-2.

The Gli Salami officials have already named former Juventus coach Luigi Delneri as the new replacement.

"At this time it was right to change. I immediately hired Delneri because I was afraid he was going to go somewhere else. Reinforcements will arrive in January," 64-year-old Preziosi told ANSA.

The Griffin currently sit ninth in Serie A.