Published On: Sat, Sep 14th, 2013

Capello: I won’t be coaching Italy

CAPELLO national team coach has revealed that he has no desire to take over for as boss once the former Fiorentina boss leaves his post.

There has been much speculation regarding who could replace Prandelli after the in and the former coach is just one of several coaches to be linked with the position.

Capello spoke to Sky Sports and stated that he has every intention of finishing his career with the Russian national team.

“I will not lead the Italian national team after Cesare Prandelli,” said the 67-year-old, who’s been leading the Russian national team since July 2012.

“My career will end with this experience in Russia.”

The Azzurri have already secured their spot in next year’s tournament, while Russia sit at the top of their group with a one point advantage over .

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Joe Avicolli

- Forza Italia! I'm an Italian-American writer hailing from New York and I love calcio. You could call me an extreme Azzurri supporter and when it comes to Serie A, I have a mutual love for Napoli and AS Roma. Some of my favourite players are Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, Antonio Di Natale, Mario Balotelli, Daniele De Rossi, Lorenzo Insigne, and Francesco Totti (of course). Notice anything they have in common? Outside of Italian football, I am a fan of Liverpool and the New York Red Bulls. Follow me on Twitter for a variety of interesting tweets: @beardedlegend

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