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Coach Lippi wants to get away from China

Marcello Lippi

,,I would like to go back home”, let the seventy years of trainer know on the Italian radio. ,,I have been in China a contract on 31 January 2019 ends. Then I will China probably leave.”

Lippi with the national team is still a single command: the tournament to the Asian title in the United Arab Emirates (5 January – 1 February).

Lippi won the 2006 title with Italy at the world cup in Germany. With Guangzhou Evergrande was in China, he three times won the national championship. In 2013, he won with his team is also the Asian Champions League. In 2014, he ended his trainersloopbaan, but in October 2016 he went still as coach from China to get started.

,,It may well be, that this is my last job as a trainer is,” said Lippi, who in 1996 with Juventus and the Champions League and the world cup. ,,We’ll see what happens once I am back in Italy.”

Guus Hiddink has recently become the coach of the olympic team of China.

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