Italian coach Spalletti offered lucrative contract by Chinese club

Rome, Dec 24 (IANS) Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan has offered a two-year contract worth six million euros per season to Italian coach Luciano Spalletti, according to reports.

Spalletti has been heavily linked with a return to AS Roma, but he’s also considering to coach Beijing Guoan in China, reports Xinhua.

Spalletti is a hot favourite to take over at the Stadio Olimpico if Rudi Garcia is sacked.

Reports suggested on Wednesday that Roma have to make their mind up quickly, because Spalletti, the former Zenit St. Petersburg manager, has other enticing offers on the table from China’s Beijing Guoan.

A two-year contract, valued at six million euros each season, can be considered lucrative to any coach.

If Spalletti choose to take over at Beijing Guoan, He’d be the second Italian tactician in the Chinese Super League after Marcello Lippi’s success at Guangzhou Evergrande.

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