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Giampiero Ventura will succeed Antonio Conte on the Azzurri bench

With Conte headed to Chelsea, Italy had to make a change on their bench and Giampiero Ventura could be the right man at the right time.

Udinese Calcio v Torino FC - Serie A Photo by Dino Panato/Getty Images

Former Torino coach, Giampiero Ventura, will be Italy's new manager starting from the end of Euro 2016 after signing a two year contract with FIGC that will be worth € 2.6 million.

This is clearly not an unexpected move since Antonio Conte had already signed a contract with Chelsea only a couple of months ago and former AC Milan's coach Siniša Mihajlović already agreed on a deal with Torino starting from July 1st, but he only signed his contract on Tuesday morning so it still wasn't official.

This is the opportunity Ventura has been waiting for his entire life since he never had the chance to coach in major teams like Italy and he'll surely do his best to achieve all his goals. From a tactical point of view, it won't change much compared to the current situation since Ventura, exactly like Conte, loves aggressive football based on a 3-5-2 formation and quick counterattacks.

Also, the last time Ventura took Conte's place on a Serie A bench he led Bari to an record season (10th place and 50 points) so this is really encouraging for the Azzurri.