Uruguay eliminated Italy from the 2014 World Cup when they both battled each other in the group stages and when the Italian side was knocked out from the worldwide competition, the head coach of the team Cesare Prandelli chose to step down from his role in the team as he dropped out from coaching the squad.
This occurred in June 24 which has been already more than 1 month ago and so far it still remains unclear as to which manager will be coaching the Italian national team.
Italy has to play a friendly match on September 4 with Netherlands before they kick off their qualification campaign for the 2016 Euro’s but the first thing that needs to be done is to select the successor of Cesare Prandelli.
Some weeks ago it was believed that Claudio Ranieri was going to be the man chosen to coach Italy through the next few years but the former Juventus coach denied and rejected all of those rumors as he went on accepting a position in charge of the Greek national football team and now rumors continue on being spread around concerning who will be the next coach of the Italian side.
Roberto Mancini and Massimiliano Allegri are both being linked with the position as they all have experience coaching major Italian clubs and going through fairly impressive campaigns at one point in their respective times.
Allegri lifted the Italian League title with Ac.Milan during his debut season; Roberto Mancini secured not only the Italian League silverware with Inter Milan on 3 occasions but also captured the Premier League trophy with Manchester City.
The former coach of As.Roma, Luciano Spalleti is another manager which is constantly associated with the coaching position at the Italian national football team.