Former Watford manager Giuseppe Sannino has been appointed the new coach of Italian Serie B side Catania.
He had never previously worked outside Italy.
Sannino will replace Maurizio Pellegrino, who was unable to save Catania from Serie A relegation last season.
He took over Watford in December with the club lying 13th in the Championship but guided them to a strong start this season, with four wins from five league games.
Despite success on the pitch, Sannino's future had been the subject of speculation amid reports some of the players were unhappy with his management style.