Roberto Mancini has reached an settlement to grow to be the following Italy coach, based on a number of media studies on Tuesday. The Zenit St Petersburg supervisor met with the Italian FA sub-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta and group supervisor Gabriele Oriali for over two hours in Rome on Monday night. It was reported over the weekend that Carlo Ancelotti had turned down the job, and each Gazzetta dello Sport and Corriere dello Sport mentioned on Tuesday that Mancini had agreed to take over and assist revive the fortunes of the nationwide facet. Gazzetta mentioned the federation had provided the previous Manchester Metropolis supervisor a two-year contract till 2020 price 4 million euros (four.eight million US ) a yr.
“Coaching the national team would be prestigious and a source of pride for me because Italy are one of the most important teams in the world,” Mancini advised Italian radio on Monday.
Mancini is predicted to take over the nationwide group after the ultimate spherical of Russian home fixtures on Might 13 and earlier than the Might 20 deadline set by the Italian FA.
Zenit, nonetheless, should not completely satisfied that Mancini is leaving having solely taken over final June, however the membership are solely fifth within the Russian Tremendous League standings with two matches remaining.
The 53-year-old former Italian worldwide is assured nonetheless he can attain a take care of the Russians.
Throughout his 17-year teaching profession Mancini led Manchester Metropolis to their first English title in 44 years in 2012, and gained three Serie A titles with Inter Milan and Italian Cups with Inter, Fiorentina and Lazio.
The previous Lazio and Sampdoria ahead by no means turned a daily with Italy throughout his 10-year worldwide profession, throughout which he gained 36 caps and scored 4 targets.
Italy have been with out a everlasting coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after they did not qualify for the World Cup for the primary time in 60 years after dropping to Sweden in a two-legged playoff in November.
Italy’s under-21 coach Luigi Di Biagio has been filling the place on an interim foundation.
Among the many different names being touted are Chelsea supervisor Antonio Conte and former Leicester coach Claudio Ranieri, now answerable for French membership Nantes.