Mancini, Italy’s new coach, wants to return them to the summit

MAY 16, 2018

The new coach of the Italian soccer team, Roberto Mancini, said on Tuesday in his official presentation that he hopes to take the team "where it deserves to be, at the top of the world and Europe" and that his new position is "the best "What could happen to him?Mancini, who left his previous club, Zenit St. Petersburg, at the end of the Russian league, signed on Monday a contract with the Italian team, replacing the then interim coach, Luigi Di Biagio."I want to be a good coach, that I can return to Italy where it deserves to be, at the top of the world and in Europe, we did not win a Euro Cup for many years (1968) .That will be the first important date (in 2020)", affirmed in his official presentation, in the technical center of Coverciano (Florence, center)."I want to be the one who will rebuild and return the selection to high levels, it will not be easy, but I think we can do it," he added.The former Sampdoria and Lazio player, among others, explained that he kept the dream of training the Italian national team since he was small and stressed that he had no hesitation in accepting the proposal of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC)."I'm excited because being the coach of the national team is not something banal, I want to thank the commissar (of the FIGC), Roberto Fabbricini, (the general manager) Michele Uva, who loved me one hundred percent and it was easy to choose for me", he claimed.