Former Italy boss Marcello Lippi has denied claims he's set to join AC Milan as sporting director.
Marcello Lippi has dismissed ideas he could take AC Milan coach Cristian Brocchi below his wing by becoming the club's sporting director ahead with the 2016-17 campaign.
Brocchi was named caretaker boss at the San Siro side till the finish of the season immediately after the departure of Sinisa Mihajlovic in April, however the former midfielder has been struggling to get Milan back on track.
The Rossoneri hierarchy are nevertheless reportedly considering giving the job to Brocchi on a permanent basis and have allegedly lined up Lippi as the 40-year-old's mentor.
However, Lippi has denied claims he's on his technique to Milan.
"Could I join Milan? There are actually often a whole lot of rumours linking me with all types of clubs," Lippi told Radio Due.
"But like prior to, there's no truth in it."
Lippi is one particular of Italy's most profitable coaches, winning 5 Serie A titles as well as the Champions League across two spells with Juventus between 1994 and 2004, ahead of leading Italy to World Cup glory in 2006.
He has been out of work since leaving the position of sporting director at Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao in February 2015.