Soccer: Perotti takes over Serie A strugglers Livorno
Second-bottom side fired Nicola Monday14 January, 14:21
The Tuscan club, who were promoted from the second-tier last year, are second-from-botton in Serie A with 13 points at the season's half-way mark.
They have won just three of the 19 league games they have played this term and lost 3-0 at home to Parma on Saturday.
Perotti, 67, has coached many Italian teams, including Genoa, Siena, Hellas Verona and Bari.
He had a brief stint in charge of Livorno in 2012 when they were in Serie B. Nicola was sacked on the same day that seven-time European champions AC Milan dismissed Massimiliano Allegri.
So far this season eight Serie A coaches have lost their jobs. Bologna, Lazio, Genoa, Catania, Sampdoria and Chievo have also changed coaches.