68-year-old Marcello Lippi, who won the soccer 2006 world Cup with Italy, has headed the national team of China. According to the Italian journalists, the coach will earn 19 million euros per year (after taxes).
Presentation of a top coach and his press conference will be held October 28 in Beijing, according to the official site of the Chinese football Association.
Marcello is not by hearsay familiar with Chinese football in 2012-2014 the Italian worked with the “Guangzhou Evergrande”, which won the Asian Champions League and three times in the national championship.
In October the post of head coach of China after a series of failures left Gao Hongbo. In group A of the third stage of the qualifying tournament for the 2018 world Cup after the Chinese four games with one score last 6 place.