Main coach "Zenith" Roberto Mancini is ready to terminate the contract with the St. Petersburg club for the work in the Italian team, which for the first time since 1958 did not reach the final stage of the World Cup-2018, losing in the play-offs to the Swedish team.
On the negotiations with Mancini, who signed a three-year contract with "Zenith" in early June 2017, said the extraordinary commissioner of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) Roberto Fabbricini. On the eve of Mancini held a meeting with Vice-Commissar Alessandro Costacurta and team general manager Lele Oriali.
– Mancini stated his desire to work with the Italian team and the willingness to regulate his relations with "Zenith", – quotes Fabbricini Football Italia. – We will begin to discuss the details of the agreement and the financial side on May 13. However, I want to say that nothing has been decided.
"Zenith", who lost the chance of winning the Russian championship, on May 13 "SKA-Khabarovsk" in the final round of the national championship.