They continue to amaze the critics and although they struggled after Roberto Donadoni departed, Livorno took a UEFA Cup spot after the Calciopoli scandal. Key striker Cristiano Lucarelli is still around and the Amaranto could easily profit from the point deductions of other teams this season.
Goal: A UEFA Cup qualifying place
Prediction: Mid-table finish
Players In: FW Tomas Danilevicius (return from Avellino) GK Emanuele Manitta (from Bologna) DF Giovanni Pasquale (co-ownership from Internazionale) DF Simone Pavan (from Sampdoria) (free transfer) MF Luis Vidigal (from Udinese) MF Antonio Filippini (from Treviso) (free transfer) DF Rahman Rezaei (from F.C. Messina) MF Luca Vigiani (return from Reggina) DF Andrea Giallombardo (return from Lazio) DF Samuel Kuffour (on loan from Roma) DF Dario Kneževic (from Rijeka) Players Out: 11 MF Zé Rodolpho (return to Juventude) 13 DF Jorge Vargas (to Salzburg) 15 MF Diego De Ascentis (to Torino) 19 GK Paolo Acerbis (return to AlbinoLeffe) 20 FW Raffaele Palladino (return to Juventus) 23 DF Francesco Coco (return to Internazionale) 24 MF Giuseppe Colucci (return to Verona) 26 MF Alessandro Gambadori (loaned to Sassuolo) 67 MF Gennaro Ruotolo (to Sorrento) MF Nicolás Córdova (return from Ascoli, to Messina) GK Paolo Ginestra (return from AlbinoLeffe, on loan to ?) GK Luca Mazzoni (return from ?, on loan to ?)