Chelsea managerial target Antonio Conte would be leaving his role as Italy boss after Euro 2016, and the Italian said he decided to quit his current role in order to return to club management.
“At the moment my focus is on the Euros, where we’ll try with hard work and sacrifice to do our best at the tournament," he said, skysports.com reported.
"Anyone who knows me, knows I will give my total commitment to this.
"I feel I should go back to being a club manager, to have the chance to train with players every day.
"I want to thank the president and everyone at the federation who has followed me in this wonderful adventure.”