The Sports Director Liu Yongzhuo Guangzhou Evergrande officially confirmed that Marcello Lippi will not renew his contract with the club , which expires at the end of the 2014 season . In a press conference , Liu pointed out that the club has tried to convince the coach to stay in Viareggio , lying in front with a firm refusal due to the difficulty in managing the hectic schedule of commitments.

Liu also revealed that he had formally proposed the renewal of the former CT as early as December of Italy , Morocco , on the occasion of the Club World Cup . Lippi has pointed out that 2013 was a year of extremely tiring and busy commitments : it had never happened to begin preparing in January and play official matches until nearly Christmas. Something great for the fans, much less for his family .

Marcello Lippi is, however, one of the two coaches of the China Super League to have retained the post after the 2013 season : There have been fewer than 14 changes to the bench, with the Shangdong Luneng and Beijing Guoan that enrolled respectively Radomir Antic and Aleksandar Stanojevic .
Lippi is in fact already entered the history of Chinese football , winning two titles with the Evegrande Domestic and Asian Champions League . Successes in the field, who are accompanied by excellent results on the commercial : the Evergrande has in fact recently announced an agreement to € 13 million a year with the Dongfeng Nissan , which this year will be the new ” shirt sponsor”