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Trap reveals he could be managing at the 2014 World Cup

The former Ireland boss says his next job will definitely be with an international team.

Trapattoni says he is
Trapattoni says he is "too young for a desk job".
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GIOVANNI TRAPATTONI HAS confirmed that he will manage an international team next and hinted at the possibility of taking charge of one of the 32 sides which have qualified for next year’s World Cup.

The 74-year-old has been out of a job since leaving his role with the FAI in October and reports suggest he has received offers from Japan and the United States.

And the Italian, who led the Azzurri to the World Cup in 2002, claims that he could be at the finals in Brazil in six months’ time.

“I’ve had offers to close the season with club sides, but I’m not a stop-gap boss,” Football Italia reports him telling Gazzetta dello Sport.

I’m evaluating a number of offers. I’ll certainly sit on the bench of a national side again because I’m too young for a desk job.”

“I could even be at the World Cup.”

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