Inter tactician Andrea Stramaccioni believes that the club have already made a decision about his future.
The 36-year-old replaced Claudio Ranieri in March after being promoted from the Primavera set-up and he’s rejuvenated their season.
However, it is still unclear whether the former Roma employee has done enough to be handed the job on a permanent basis.
“President Massimo Moratti is free to choose what he thinks is best and I think he’s already made a decision,” Stramaccioni told the Gazzetta dello Sport. “I believe he knows what he wants to do.”
Although the tactician admits he hasn’t been told what to expect, he’s confirmed that he won’t return to his Primavera boss role.
“I won’t go back to the youth team,” he continued. “I could have spent a second season with them had all of this not happened this term.
“In terms of my own personal development, it would not be right for me to go back there.”
Stramaccioni will face the biggest test of his short coaching career on Sunday night when Inter play city rivals Milan.
Should Inter not back the young tactician, they are expected to target Athletic Bilbao’s Marcelo Bielsa, Italy boss Cesare Prandelli or Laurent Blanc of France.
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £11,000 to be won monthly!