Stefano Colantuono has been relieved of his duties as coach of Atalanta and replaced by Edoardo Reja.
The Bergamo club have slipped to the brink of Serie A's bottom three and are just three points above the relegation zone after losing their last four matches.
Atalanta are due to travel to bottom-placed Parma at the weekend, and former Napoli and Lazio boss Reja will now be tasked with lifting them to safety.
"Atalanta B.C. announces that coach Stefano Colantuono has been relieved of his duties...