Luigi De Canio is Lecce new manager after the Italian club sacked Mario Beretta following 4 defeats in the last 5 league games, Lecce have an uphill relegation battle as they are 19th in the table with 23 points.
The new manager De Canio have 11 games to turn things better for the newly promoted side who would like to extended their stay at the Italian top flight league.
Previously he managed the likes of: Napoli, Reggina, Genoa, Siena, and QPR the English side, maybe his most successful period when he guides Udinese to 8th place that granted them Uefa Cup seat 99-00 season.
De Canio deal is until the end of this season, longer contract for sure will depend on success, any thing less than avoid relegation to Serie B is failure.
Luigi De Canio
Date of birth: September 26, 1957
Place of birth: Matera, Italy
Playing position: full back