Football - Euro 2012

Capello confirmed as Russia coach

Fabio Capello has signed a contract with to become Russia's new coach following lengthy negotiations.

 
Capello signs Russia deal - Football - Euro 2012Imago
 

The 66-year-old Italian, who quit as England manager in February, replaces Dutchman Dick Advocaat, whose tenure ended with Russia's group-stage exit from Euro 2012.

The contract's financial details were not disclosed but local media reported Capello would earn up to 10 million euros (£7.8m) a year.

Capello was named as Russia's next manager 10 days ago but contract wrangling delayed his installation.

 - Eurosport
     
     
     
    Do not miss
    • TV guide

      Find detailed TV schedules for all Eurosport channel.

    • Mobile Applications

      Find all the sports news on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and iPad.

    • Breaking News

      Follow up to the minute sports reports with Eurosport.

    Follow Eurosport.com
     
    On Facebook
     
    On Twitter
     
    On Mobile
    EurosportCopyright 2014
    Eurosport.com is available in other languages