Lippi thrilled by Italy return

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Marcello Lippi was unable to hide his delight at being back in Italy´s hotseat during his official unveiling on Tuesday.

Lippi left the Azzurri coaching post two years ago following Italy´s triumphant World Cup run, saying he needing a break after facing severe criticism in the wake of the 2006 Serie A match-fixing scandal.

However, after being re-appointed following Roberto Donadoni´s departure he said: "I am really happy to take up again from where I left off."

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