Recently, the news that Lippi will not lead the Chinese national team to the East Asia Cup has aroused heated discussion among fans. Lippi responded through Milan Sports Dailys Fabio likari, saying: its the decision of the football association not to play East Asia cup without the team. The first-line players of the national team need to rest after the end of the league.
The 2019 East Asia Cup will be held next month. Many Chinese fans are looking forward to the game because they can play with teams like South Korea and Japan. But in the end, the Football Association announced that Li Tie would lead the National Mens football selection team to participate in the competition, which caused heated discussion among fans.
Lippi responded to the dispute that he did not take the team to the East Asia Cup through Milan Sports Dailys Fabio ricari. Lippi said: this is the decision of the Football Association. When I took over the team, I was told to play in December. I said at the time that the first-team players of the national team should have a months rest after the end of the league
Although Lippi advised the national team players to rest for a month. But he agreed to lead the National Olympic team, Lippi said: I said at that time that I could choose to take the National Olympic team to compete. In December, the National Olympic team did not have the Olympic preliminary. The National Olympic team can add some non - National first-team players to the competition. We all agreed to this plan. Later, I suggested that if the National Olympic team and their coach lead the team in the East Asia Cup, will it be better? They agreed, too. But now all of a sudden, the Olympics are not going to the East Asia Cup
For Lippi with a high salary, but for three consecutive months without the team to participate in the game, and these three months he will return to Italy, many Chinese fans also questioned. Lippi also explained: there were no games in November, January and February. What am I doing in China?