Italian job for Roy Hodgson as Juventus target Fulham chief

15 May 2010 10:14
Roy Hodgson could be on his way to Italy, with Juventus leading the chase for the Fulham boss.[LNB]The Turin giants crashed out of the Europa League at the hands of Hodgson's men at the last 16 stage.[LNB] On his way?: Juventus tag Roy Hodgson[LNB]And with Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez snubbing them, Juventus see the much-travelled Hodgson as the ideal man to bring back the glory days.[LNB]The 62-year-old is on a rolling one-year contract and said: 'If the day comes when a so-called big club wants me, and I'm available, then I would be happy to do it.'[LNB]Juventus, who will finish seventh in Serie A this season, have been courting Benitez to replace interim boss Alberto Zaccheroni.[LNB]But now they are eyeing Hodgson, who has already bossed Italian outfits Inter Milan and Udinese.[LNB]Hodgson, who speaks perfect Italian, along with three other languages fluently, saved Fulham from relegation after joining them in December 2007 and only this week saw his side narrowly lose 2-1 to Atletico Madrid in the Europa League final.[LNB] FULHAM FC: All the latest news from across the webBirmingham set sights on £8m Zamora after McLeish releases Benitez Middlesbrough set to beat Spurs and Fulham to defender Craig Dawson[LNB] [LNB]  

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