Russia want Fabio Capello to stay for 2018 World Cup

Last month the 67-year-old Italian manager dismissed rumours about his possible resignation after reportedly receiving an offer to replace Carlo Ancelotti at French champions Paris Saint-Germain.

updated: August 02, 2013 15:30 IST
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Moscow: Russian Football Union (RFU) chief Nikolai Tolstykh wants Fabio Capello to remain as national team coach for the 2018 World Cup on Russian soil.

"Capello has repeatedly said that he's happy with his job in Russia and the conditions that the RFU created for him here," Russian daily Sport Express quoted Tolstykh as saying in Friday's issue.

"The RFU value Capello's professional skills and his personal qualities of character highly.

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