Antonio Conte To Step Down As Coach Of Italy After Euro 2016
Chelsea managerial target Antonio Conte has confirmed he will step down as Italy head coach after Euro 2016.
The announcement that he will not renew h contract was made earlier this morning by Carlo Tavecchio, the president of the Italian FA, and has now been confirmed by Conte himself.
“At the moment, my focus is on the Euros, where we’ll try with hard work and sacrifice to do our best at the tournament,” said Conte.
“Anyone who knows me, knows I will give my total commitment to this. I feel I should go back to being a club manager, to have the chance to train with players every day.
“I want to thank the president and everyone at the federation who has followed me in this wonderful adventure.”