The managerial position in the Italian national football team will become vacant after the 2016 Euro’s reaches its end on July 10.
When this point in time arrives, Antonio Conte is going to be kicking off his managerial career as the head coach of the Premier League club Chelsea.
It still remains uncertain as to who is going to succeed Antonio Conte and take charge of the Italian national side but one potential candidate that has emerged to become the head coach of Italy is Claudio Ranieri.
Claudio Ranieri is attracting the attention of top clubs and national teams that are interested in offering him a managerial position for their respective teams and this is mainly due to the historic Premier League season that saw Ranieri pushing Leicester City to their first Premier League title in the history of the club.
For the past few weeks, Ranieri has been linked with Italy but the 64 year old stated that he wants to focus on winning more titles with Leicester City; however there is a possibility of him actually becoming the head coach of Italy but only after his time with Leicester City finalizes.
“I’ll admit I was curious about coaching a national team, but my experience with Greece was sufficient. Of course, leading Italy would be something else. I’d never rule that out, and I’d like that very much and Leicester, after all, they also have blue shirts just like the Azzurri.” Leicester City’s Claudio Ranieri said.
Another football figure that has been linked with Italy is Roberto Donadoni who used to coach the Italian national side between 2006 and 2008. Fabio Capello is also being viewed as potential candidate as the veteran manager has experience in coaching national sides as he used to be the head coach of England and Russia.