The Italian football federation is considering hiring Carlo Ancelotti even if Ventura qualifies for the World Cup
ITALY VENTURA ANCELOTTI /Italy faces Sweden at San Siro Stadium in a match valid for the 2018 World Cup qualifying. Gian Piero Ventura's men need to fill a 0-1 gap suffered in the first-leg against the former Ibrahimovic's teammates in order to qualify for the most important International competition for national teams.
Shocking rumors from Italy are accompanying this pre-match. According to 'Premium Sport', the Italian football federation seems to be ready to replace Ventura with Ancelotti even if Italy will reach its objective this evening.
If today's match against Sweden will not be positive, other scenarios could trigger. Gigi Di Biagio could lead the Italian national team until the end of the season when one between Allegri, Mancini, or Conte would be free to accept a new contract with FIGC.
Italy, Ancelotti for the 2018 World Cup with a short-term contract
Italian football federation is in contact with Carlo Ancelotti for a short-term contract valid only for the 2018 World Cup. The Italian coach would lead the group to Russia and then he will be free to choose another club for his future.
Recently, Calciomercato.it made a survey and Carlo Ancelotti was elected the favorite coach to lead Italy at this time. Anyway, the current situation is not positive at all. Italy needs to defeat Sweden to avoid a national humiliation.