Martin Allen's arrival marks a significant change for Leicester.
With all due respect to Rob Kelly, the honest but limited previous incumbent, the club was crying out for someone with personality and drive.
Like another Martin who managed Leicester, former Barnet, Brentford and Milton Keynes boss Allen wears his heart on his sleeve and has worked his way up from the lower divisions.
He had the nickname Mad Dog as a player, but like Martin O'Neill he comes across as intelligent if slightly unorthodox.
Allen will also entertain us on the sidelines and if he can prove half as successful as O'Neill, we will be in for some seriously good times again.
A tigerish player with QPR, he created teams at Brentford and MK Dons in his mould, and that kind of battling attitude will go down well at Leicester.
The Bees and Dons played direct football and fans of those teams are split as to whether he is a messiah or madman.
But he does get results and it would be nice just to be in the right half of the table for a change...
The future is bright - Leicester have just won the FA Premier Academy League - but major surgery is required on an underachieving first-team squad.
Owner Milan Mandaric has lofty ambitions and unsurprisingly the club have already been linked with a host of Premiership players in the last few days.
Indeed, how Allen works with the chairman will be interesting to see.
Both are confident and hand-on characters keen on open communication with fans and Mandaric has openly stated he has no patience for mediocrity - which we have had plenty of recently.
I have a feeling the coming months will not be dull and for that, Milan and Martin, I'm already grateful.