Four more coaches join UEFA forum lineup

The list of star club coaches attending a UEFA summit in September continues to grow.

Four more top European club coaches have told UEFA that they will attend a coaching summit in Switzerland next month.

Top quartet
Carlo Ancelotti (Milan AC), Fabio Capello (AS Roma), Ottmar Hitzfeld (FC Bayern München) and Arsène Wenger (Arsenal FC) have confirmed their participation at the fourth UEFA Elite Coaches' Forum at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon on 4 September.

Current issues
The quartet will join an already star-studded lineup for discussions on current issues relating to European and world football from a technical point of view.

Leading figures
Other coaches who have confirmed their attendance include Vicente del Bosque (Real Madrid CF), Marcello Lippi (Juventus FC), Louis van Gaal (FC Barcelona) and Gérard Houllier (Liverpool FC).

European elite
Klaus Topmöller (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Jupp Heynckes (Athletic Club Bilbao), Javier Irureta (RC Deportivo La Coruña), José Mourinho (FC Porto), Fernando Santos (Panathanaikos FC) and Fatih Terim (Galatasaray SK) will also be travelling to the House of European Football on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Coaching and technical review
This year's forum will review the 2001/02 UEFA Champions League and look back at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Korea/Japan from a coaching and technical perspective.