Italy's World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi is apparently in demand from top flight club's in the Premiership. Lippi, who steered the Azzurri to World Cup glory in 2006, is currently out of work but his son and agent Davide Lippi has revealed he has been contacted by several Premier League outfits.

He said: "The will to return to coach is there.

"But it needs to be an important project, a serious club. There are many proposals coming from the Premier League and from La Liga in Spain."

Former Juventus and Inter Milan boss Marcello Lippi, 63, has won five Serie A titles, four Italian Super Cups, one Champions League title, one European Super Cup and one world club crown.

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