Spalletti has ambitious plans for Italy after securing Euro 2024 spot
MILAN — After avoiding the dreaded playoffs, the “real work” starts now for Italy and coach Luciano Spalletti.
And that includes everything from drones and smartphone apps to dinners and difficult matches.
Italy booked its spot in next year’s European Championship with a 0-0 draw against Ukraine on Monday. A loss would have consigned the defending champion to the playoffs — a nightmare for a nation that missed out on the past two World Cups because of playoff defeats to …