Joe Avicolli Date: 10th March 2014 at 10:45pm
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Federation president has revealed that he wants to maintain his position as head coach of the national team, though a renewal is still yet to be discussed between the two parties.

The 56-year-old tactician has been widely expected to leave his job as boss and return to coaching a club after this summer’s in Brazil, but it now seems that there’s a chance of him keeping his current postion if he wishes to do so.

Abete spoke to the press at a recent anti-doping conference and revealed that he’ll be meeting with within the next few weeks to speak about the coach’s future with Italy.

“At the moment there is nothing new, but we’ll see within a couple of weeks,” said the president.

“We said that we would hold a meeting with after the friendly with Spain, and we will.

“Our position on his future is clear, we want to stay. When we meet, we’ll talk about his future from all points of view.”