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Mancini to sign Italy contract Tuesday - report

AFP  |  Rome 

has agreed a deal with the (FIGC) to take over as and will sign his contract on Tuesday, according to reports in

The 53-year-old former Manchester City quit as on Sunday, saying he now felt free to open talks with

Italia reported on Monday that has now agreed a two-year deal and will sign a contract in on Tuesday.

have been without a since was sacked after they failed to qualify for for the first time in 60 years after losing to in November.

Mancini, former Man City and Inter Milan coach, signed for three years with Zenit last summer and led the club to a fifth-place finish in the

(FIGC) said last week that had agreed in principle to become the next of the four-time world champions, who failed to qualify for after defeat to in a two-leg playoff.

Mancini led City to their first title in 44 years in 2012, and won three titles with Inter Milan. He also won Italian Cups with Inter, Fiorentina and

The Italian team will meet on May 22 to prepare three international friendlies against on May 28, on June 1 and Holland on June 4.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 17:05 IST