Mancini, who left his position with Zenit St Petersburg by mutual content last week, has reportedly signed a two-year contract with the national team.
The 53-year-old will officially be presented to the media as the new Azzurri boss on Tuesday afternoon.
Roberto #Mancini has signed as the new #Italy Coach! 🖊🇮🇹— Italy (@azzurri) May 14, 2018
The @FIGC has reached an agreement with Mancini to start in the role and there will be an official presentation tomorrow at 12:00 CEST in #Coverciano.#VivoAzzurro pic.twitter.com/xp9v22Vx5A
The Azzurri failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup after losing to Sweden in the playoffs.