Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Roberto Mancini, Australia's Option For the World Cup

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Roberto Mancini, Australia's Option For the World Cup

Roberto Mancini, Australia's Option For the World Cup

Australia has not had a coach for the 2018 World Cup tournament. A number of new coaches are still considering. Roberto Mancini is one of them.

On November 22, 2017, two weeks after Australia qualified for Russia 2018, Ange Postecoglou retired from the coach seat. Until now there is still no successor.

According to local media The Australian, as quoted by Football Italia, the local federation has decided to approach Mancini. Former Inter Milan coach was reportedly going to be offered a short-term contract, only for the upcoming World Cup.

Mancini currently coaches Zenit Saint Petersburg in Russia.

Mancini has never handled the national team. Before coaching Zenit, he is the coach of Fiorentina, Lazio, Inter, Manchester City, also Galatasaray.

Not just Australia who want services Mancini. His own country, Italy, also makes Mancini one option to replace Gian Piero Ventura who failed to pass the Azzurri to Russia 2018.

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