The 45-year-old has been one of the coaches of the season after guiding perennial strugglers Reggina to safety despite an 11-point deduction.
He replaces Walter Novellino who left the club after five years at the helm and is being widely linked with posts at Juventus, Torino, Bologna and Napoli.
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