The legendary defender and Golden Ball winner is ready to make his debut as a coach in his homeland.
Fabio Cannavaro could return to coaching in his home country and lead a Serie B club. The former defender of the Italian national team, Real Juventus and winner of the 2006 Ballon d’Or is currently in talks with the Benevento team.
According to the journalist Fabrizio Romano, the discussions are going on in a positive way and the parties will soon conclude a contract.
Fabio Cannavaro, ready for a new chapter as manager. Talks are progressing well with Italian second division side Benevento – the deal is set to be agreed. 🇮🇹🤝 #Italy
This is the first experience in Italy as a manager for the former Ballon d’Or, China NT and Guangzhou Evergrande coach. pic.twitter.com/ItkIShW3kj
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 19, 2022
Note that the legendary defender has never coached a club in his native Italy before. Before that, the 49-year-old coach worked as an adviser to teams from China and Saudi Arabia.
As for Benevento, the club is currently thirteenth in the Italian second division, with just seven points from six games.
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