Catania hires Rolando Maran as coach

Rolando Maran is the new coach of Catania. Maran replaces

Vincenzo Montella, who took over at Fiorentina on Monday.

Maran leaves Varese, which he guided to the Serie B playoff

final. It lost to Sampdoria on Saturday.

It is Maran’s first coaching job in Serie A.

Catania finished 11th last season under Montella.