Chelsea's Antonio Conte dismisses Italy links, wants to finish contract

Conte reiterates desire to see out Chelsea contract

Conte reiterates desire to see out Chelsea contract

Speaking to reporters, Fabbricini while ruling out Roberto Mancini's appointment, said, "Mancini was in Rome but we didn't contact him, Conte seems eager to wear Azzurro again, Ancelotti opens and closes the door and Ranieri isn't out either".

In an interview with Sky Sport, the 72-year-old former general secretary of the Italian Olympic Committee explained: "First of all we need to think about the coach who'll be sitting on the bench for the next two friendlies at the end of March".

Conte quit as Italy coach after Euro 2016 to move to Chelsea. We'll be deciding what do next, together with [Alessandro] Costacurta.

Italy are now without a manager following the departure of Gian Piero Ventura after he failed to guide them to the 2018 World Cup.

Wednesday's shock 3-0 loss at home to Bournemouth prompted fresh speculation about Conte's future at Stamford Bridge, after months of mounting tensions between him and the Chelsea board over transfer policy.

"The names are those that you know".

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There has been speculation over Conte's position for some time.

Following a disastrous qualifying campaign, whoever takes the job will not be leading Itlay to this year's World Cup, as failure to qualify cost Ventura the job. I'll go to London to talk to Conte.

"We need to evaluate pros and cons for each of them".

'The names are those already heard, like Mancini who shared matches with me on the national team and also military service.

"People have contracts with clubs all over the world, or personal engagements with clubs or national teams which we are not necessarily aware of".

"We have to make the best decision and then to work with them, because it is important to adapt themselves with our idea of football".

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