Livorno sacked coach Daniele Arrigoni on Wednesday and replaced him with Fernando Orsi, the Serie A side said on their website.
Livorno's highly-rated goalkeeper Marco Amelia has claimed Liverpool are among a host of clubs trying to acquire his services.
The president of Serie A club Livorno says he hopes his team get knocked out of the UEFA Cup soon so they can focus on their domestic campaign.
Livorno goalkeeper Marco Amelia has dismissed reports linking him with a move to Premiership champions Chelsea, insisting he wants to stay where he is.
Former AC Milan midfielder and Italy international Roberto Donadoni quit as coach of Livorno on Tuesday after he was publicly criticised by the Serie A club's president.
Livorno have appointed Carlo Mazzone as their new coach to replace Roberto Donadoni, the Serie A side said on its website on Tuesday.
AC Milan could hardly have asked for a more difficult opponent to face before the Christmas break than in-form Livorno.
AC Milan must inflict a first home defeat of the season on Livorno on Wednesday if they are to keep up the pressure on Serie A leaders Juventus.
Lazio's Paolo di Canio has defended making a raised arm salute at the end of last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Livorno.
Italy striker Cristiano Lucarelli, top scorer in Serie A last season with 24 goals, wants to discuss his future with Livorno president Aldo Spinelli after being linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur.