Luciano Spalletti reveals a backstory on his arrival at the helm of the national team

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Luciano Spalletti reveals a backstory

Luciano Spalletti è returned to the weeks leading up to his appointment as technical commissioner of the national soccer team, unveiling a market backstory following his farewell to Napoli, after the conquest of the third Scudetto in the history of the partenopei, during a speech to the program 'Casa Italia' a program that airs on 'RaiPlay' and on the international channel of State TV, 'Rai Italia'.

"I had already seen Italy from afar when I coached Zenit St. Petersburg,” the coach said, “and I could have continued to do so because, when the fantastic experience in Naples è ended, I received proposals from the Arab Emirates and other leagues, in which I would have earned very well. Forè it was not soccer that I liked. After a few weeks è came the call from the national team and my dreams came true".

Spalletti then spoke about the Azzurri prospects for Euro 2024, hoping to give great satisfaction to the Italian fans: "We will not play to settle, no one does that: we will go to Germany to fight from start to finish aiming for the maximum, also becauseé we are defending champions and we cannot do otherwise. It will beà difficult to repeat, but we must aim to confirm ourselves as champions".

In his first outings as head coach, Spalletti tried to make his mark right away, starting with those who had already done well in the Mancini era. But the coach from Certaldo does not hide that he also wants to give some chances in extremis to some new faces: "I had summoned Kayode from Fiorentina, but then he è injured. Another interesting profile è Luca Koleosho of Burnley, in any case we try to evaluate everyone live".

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