Ex-England boss Capello excited about Russia job
The country's FA confirmed that they will hire the Italian tactician, although he has yet to sign a contract.
"If things are resolved in the best possible manner, as the Russian FA have declared, then I will be delighted and proud," he told ANSA.
"I'm happy and if everything goes well with regard to the contract, which I think it will, then it will be a splendid adventure.
"Russia is a great nation."