Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has signed a one-year extension with the club which keeps him at the San Siro until 2016.
The Italian moved to Inter from Napoli last summer and guided the Nerazzurri to fifth in Serie A and a place in the Europa League.
Although the campaign was a vast improvement on the ninth-placed finish the season before which saw the dismissal of Andrea
Stramaccioni, Inter still finished 18 points adrift of a Champions League spot, and Mazzarri has vowed to return the club back to
the higher echelons of the European game.
"First of all I'd like to thank president Erick Thohir," he Manchester United jersey 2015
told inter.it. "He's shown once again that he Liverpool jersey 2015
believes in me and the
project we began a year ago.
"I hope to be able to repay the faith shown in me with my work on the pitch. I'll do everything in my power to get Inter back
where the club belongs in Italy and Europe."
Mazzarri came to prominence after guiding Portugal home jersey
Livorno back to Serie A in 2004 and went on to lead Reggina and Sampdoria before guiding
Napoli to the Coppa Italia title in 2012.
"We're very happy to have extended our coach's contract," said Thohir.
"With this extension we have made it clear that Mazzarri is a cornerstone of our project.
"I'm confident with the hard work and dedication he has shown he'll achieve great things at arsenal jersey 2015