Roberto Mancini has resigned as head coach of the Italian nationwide staff, the nation’s soccer federation (FIGC) stated on Sunday.
Mancini took cost of the staff in 2018 after they did not qualify for the World Cup, having beforehand not missed a World Cup finals since 1958.
He guided Italy to success on the European Championship in 2021 however the staff as soon as once more did not qualify for final yr’s World Cup in Qatar.
In June, Italy claimed third place on the Nations League finals beneath Mancini.
“A major web page within the historical past of the Azzurri, which started in Could 2018 and ended with the 2023 Nations League Finals, involves an finish,” the FIGC stated in a press release.
“Bearing in mind the essential and upcoming commitments for the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifiers… the FIGC will announce the title of the brand new nationwide coach within the subsequent few days.”
Following final yr’s failed World Cup qualifying marketing campaign, Mancini got here beneath intense stress within the Italian media to resign however acquired backing from the nation’s federation president to proceed within the position.