Mancini replaces Ventura as the new Italian coach

Roberto Mancini appointed new Italy boss with an aim of rebuilding squad for Euro 2020

Mancini takes charge of Italy

Roberto Mancini attending press conference after being named as Italian national team coach on Tuesday, 15 May, 2018. Italy have been without a permanent coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after the four-time world champions failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 but they have now settled for the former Manchester City and Inter Milan boss.

According to unofficial information, the former coach of inter and Manchester city will earn two million euros a year.

Italy coach Roberto Mancini says he will talk to long-excluded striker Mario Balotelli about a possible return to the national team.

"Everything went as we wanted".

Like this, there are a lot of issues still to be addressed, and Roberto Mancini now has two years in which to rebuild Italy in order that they become a force to be reckoned with once again.

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"We'll explain everything about the contract tomorrow (Tuesday), he's very happy and so are we".

Mancini's first match in charge will be a friendly against Saudi Arabia on 28 May before Italy play France and Holland in June. He then moved to Lazio but had his biggest success at Inter Milan where he won three successive Serie A titles. While with the Sky Blues, Mancini also won the 2011 FA Cup.

Since leaving England in 2013, Mancini also managed Galatasaray, who he lead to a Turkish Cup title, and Inter Milan before joining Zenit in June 2017.

His Zenit team finished the Russian Premier League in fifth after beating relegated SKA Khabarovsk 6-0 on Sunday.

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