Antonio Conte is now the favourite to replace Gigi Del Neri should Juventus decide to make a coaching change at the end of the season.
Juventus had pinned their hopes on luring one of either Fabio Capello or Luciano Spalletti, but both are committed to their current jobs.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri's name has been mentioned in recent days, but there are doubts about his character and availability.
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