Antonio Conte named new Italy coach
Italy coach Antonio Conte is delighted with his new job. Conte was announced as new coach of the Azzurri yesterday.
The contract will run until July 31 2016 and reportedly include 2m a year plus bonuses, while it was confirmed sponsors will help pay wages in exchange for using Conte as a testimonial.
Conte's first game in charge will be an international friendly against World Cup semi-finalists Holland on September 4.
He will be presented to the media on Tuesday and told ANSA: "I am very happy."
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