Leonardo has reiterated his desire to return to coaching, but does not believe it will be at former club Inter.
The Brazilian retired midfielder enjoyed spells on the benches at both the Nerazzurri and prior to that with Milan, before moving back into a sporting director role at Paris Saint-Germain, until the end of last summer.
On from this week’s comments confirming his intention is to step back into a coaching position, the 44-year-old has considered where that might be.
“I’ve matured through several experiences, including Milan, Inter and PSG,” Leonardo has explained to the Gazzetta dello Sport today.
“I think I have picked up enough information and I shall create my way of being a Coach. In Serie A? I do not know, I’m very open to new ideas.
“Of course I am really very close to Italy, but at a working level there are many things to consider.”
Leo has been linked with a return to Inter, to replace Walter Mazzarri.
“I do not think Inter are looking for a new Coach right now - Inter know that I am very attached to Massimo Moratti and I believe that the new President wants to create a new way of managing the club.
“It is a moment of transition, but I do not believe that Walter Mazzarri is at risk.”