Thursday July 5 2012
Mangia denies Under-21 links

Devis Mangia has confirmed that he has held talks with more than one club in recent weeks, but denies that the national Under-21 team are one.

The former Palermo Coach has just completed his Pro Licence training at the renowned coaching school at Coverciano and has been linked with a number of roles this term, including replacing the outgoing Ciro Ferrara on the Italy Under-21 bench.

However, the 38-year-old bracelet-wearing tactician denied having had any contact with the Italian Football Federation.

“I’ve not been contacted by anyone in the Federation to propose to me the role with the Under-21s, so I will not talk about things that are non-existent,” he exclaimed on Radio Mana Mana Sport this Thursday.

“I’m going on vacation now, but I do miss the field. I have spoken in recent months with both Siena and Padova, but for various reasons have not reached an agreement with either.”

Follow the stars and start making more informed bets with StrataBet.
Sign Up for FREE now!