Genoa coach Gian Piero Gasperini has thanked fans for his welcome back.

Gasperini was rehired by Genoa after the dismissal of Fabio Liverani.

"That applause when I was sat on the Palermo bench," he told the club's official website.

"Wow. That was probably the most beautiful moment of my career.

"I will never forget that moment."

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