Grosso, who won the World Cup in 2006 with Italy as a player, previously coached the Juventus youth team as well as Bari and Verona. The 41-year-old Grosso was fired by Verona at the beginning of May despite the team being in the Serie B playoff positions.
Brescia, which also earned promotion to Italy's top flight last season, is 19th in the 20-team division, a point from safety, although it has played a match less than nearly all of the other teams. It is the fifth coaching change in Serie A this season.
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