Walter Mazzarri says he’ll decide whether to stay on as Napoli boss only once the present campaign comes to an end.
The tactician’s contract expires in June and he admitted earlier this season that he could opt to take a break from the game.
“The club want to renew our agreement, but I would prefer to calmly make a decision at the end of the season,” he stated.
“If President Aurelio De Laurentiis can wait…
“I have a splendid relationship with the club, but now is the time to think about our targets on the pitch. I’m giving my best.”
The Azzurri, second in Serie A, are next in action against Czech side Viktoria Plzen in the Europa League on Thursday night.
“I’ll make changes to the side, but I’ll field an excellent team,” Mazzarri continued. “One which offers me guarantees.
“We want to go as far as possible in Europe and we really want to get through.”
The tactician confirmed that Edinson Cavani and January signing Rolando would start the game.
“Viktoria Plzen are not a side to be underestimated,” he added. “They’ve even beaten Atletico Madrid. It won’t be an easy game as they are a tough side.”