Tuesday October 2 2012
Mazzarri to sign one-year extension

Walter Mazzarri is to be offered a one-year extension to his Napoli contract, according to reports in Italy.

The 54-year-old Coach has a deal that runs until June 2013, but is keen to extend his stay at San Paolo, with owner Aurelio De Laurentiis likely to offer him only a year longer, La Repubblica report.

The former Sampdoria man guided the Partenopei to the Champions League last season, where they lost to eventual winners' Chelsea in the last 16, and have started this season in impressive fashion, winning five and drawing one of their first six Serie A games.

But owner and President De Laurentiis is to give him a solitary 12 month extension, to be signed over the winter break.

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