Loffreda in the dark over future with Leicester

Under-pressure Leicester coach Marcelo Loffreda remains uncertain whether he will continue in charge at Welford Road next season after failing to deliver a trophy from his first season in charge.

Loffreda took over at Leicester after leading Argentina to third place at the World Cup but the Tigers have endured a frustrating season.

The Tigers reached Twickenham twice but lost their EDF Energy Cup title to the Ospreys and now their league title to Wasps.

Last week, Leicester chief executive Peter Wheeler refused to back Loffreda, stating only that the club structure will be reviewed as usual over the summer.

Martin Corry indicated his belief that Loffreda should remain in charge by explaining how the Argentinian has been “planning for the future.”

Loffreda, though, remains in the dark.

Asked if he will still be Leicester coach next season, Loffreda said: “I don’t know. Maybe I am not the right person to ask those questions.

“Of course I would love to stay here but I am not the person who has to give an answer for that.”

He continued: “During the months and the games that I have been with the team, I think things have been improving. I am happy with where things are going.

“After the game I spoke to them about that. At the start of the season we were inconsistent and it was tough but the team began to find their way and began to win the confidence they need because we have the talent and the players.

“I think they achieved that confidence in the last few weeks. Today we were surprised by an excellent team in the first half.”

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