The Spanish Football Federation are reportedly keen to sign Vicente del Bosque to a new contract beyond the 2014 World Cup.
Del Bosque agreed to stay on utnil the end of the competition in Brazil last summer, in signing a two-year deal just before Euro 2012 got underway.
The 62-year-old is thought reluctant to sign on again or even consider it before next summer’s tournament is concluded, in case the competition does not go as planned and he is then free to leave.
However, Marca report that RFEF chief Angel Maria Villar sees no reason for Del Bosque to stop leading the national team and that he has already begun trying to convince the Coach to consider another renewal.
It is understood that Del Bosque will be presented with a formal contract offer come next October, if at the conclusion of the qualification stage La Roja have sealed their place at the World Cup in Brazil.
Spain have an 83 per cent win percentage under Del Bosque and they go into this coming summer’s Confederations Cup as world and double European champions.
The recent qualifiers against Finland and France saw Del Bosque move outright in front as the Coach to have overseen the most games in charge of the Spanish national team, with 70.