Former Leeds United loanee Dario Del Fabro was unveiled at a press conference as an Ascoli player on Thursday.
The 20-year-old secured a loan switch from Cagliari to Ascoli earlier in the week, moving from the 2nd to the 19th place side in Serie B.
Del Fabro played only one game at Leeds, the FA Cup defeat to Sunderland, failing to win over head coaches Dave Hockaday, Darko Milanic, and Neil Redfearn, that he was ready for Championship football.
His experience in England may not have been a total failure though, for his new side appear impressed with the fact he played for Leeds.
Italian outlet Piceno Oggi report Ascoli chief Gianluca Ciccioani said: "He has already had important experiences in England.
"He is a talent and will show what he is worth."
Somewhat bizarrely, current Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci's name cropped up in two separate reports on Del Fabro's for different reasons.
Piceno Oggi report Bellusci, who came through the youth ranks at Ascoli, recommended the club to Del Fabro.
It was also claimed by AscoliLive.it that Del Fabro sent a message to Bellusci, explaining he was desperate to play for the club, and would have walked there on foot from Cagliari to secure a deal if he had to.
Del Fabro said at his press conference, reported Tuttomercatoweb: "Every player has a way to grow and their own path to follow. I just focus on myself and improve."