Joe Avicolli Date:18th May 2015 at 7:03pm
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AC Milan are reportedly targeting former Italy boss Marcello Lippi as a replacement for Pippo Inzaghi next season.

The Rossoneri executives have apparently grown even more frustrated with Inzaghi following the Milan side’s 3-2 away loss to Sassuolo on Sunday, which leaves them in 11th place on the Serie A table, and it looks like vice-president Adriano Galliani has already put together a list of tacticians he would like to see take the reigns at the Diavolo for the 2015-16 campaign, including the World Cup-winning Lippi.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the 67-year-old would become the most likely candidate to lead AC Milan next season, depending on his willingness to come out of retirement, if the Stadio Meazza outfit were to strike up a deal with Chinese investors in the coming months.

Reports suggest that Galliani would also love to hire the likes of Antonio Conte, Carlo Ancelotti, Unai Emery and Vincenzo Montella, though Emery and Montella would be the more possible options.

Lippi, who won the World Cup as Italy boss in 2006, last coached for Guangzhou Evergrande from 2012-14, where he led the team to multiple titles including three consecutive Chinese Super League trophies before announcing his retirement.