Lippi open to overseas mission

Former World Cup-winning Italy boss Marcello Lippi is eager to coach a foreign national team.

Former World Cup-winning Italy boss Marcello Lippi is eager to coach a foreign national team.

The 63-year-old, who lifted the trophy in 2006 but oversaw abject failure in South Africa last summer, claims he has received numerous proposals but no firm offers.

“I hope work abroad,” he reportedly told Radio Toscana. Up until now I have received many offers, but nothing concrete has evolved. I’d like to take charge of a national side rather than a club, but we will just have to wait and see what happens.”

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