Argentina To Decide Coach Sergio Batista's Future On Monday - Report

The South American boss has made it clear he will not resign, but he may me forced to leave his position after a frustrating and fruitless campaign at the 2011 Copa America
Argentina will decide the fate of coach Sergio Batista in a meeting scheduled for Monday, news daily Ole claims.

Batista has been under extreme pressure to resign as coach after Argentina were dumped out of Copa America in the quarter-finals, being defeated by Uruguay on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

Following Argentina's elimination, Batista declared he would not step down of his own free will, but it seems now that the Argentine Football Association (AFA) is studying the possibility of sacking him.

According to reports in the country, Paraguay boss Gerardo Martino and Alejandro Sabella, who is set to assume the reins of United Arab Emirates club Al-Jazira, are the possibilities the AFA have shortlisted as potential replacements for Batista.

Batista took over from Diego Maradona after the 2010 World Cup, and several Argentina fans have asked for the former Boca Juniors and Napoli legend to be reinstated as coach of the team.

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