Juventus coach Luigi Del Neri insists he will remain as coach next season, but said progress for a Champions League place relies on victory over Chievo on Monday night.
The former Sampdoria tactician has attempted to end debate regarding his future, despite ongoing speculation he will be replaced.
However, qualification for the Champions League, with Juve are currently four points behind Lazio, could strengthen his position, and places the emphasis on tomorrow's game.
"I feel [I will be] Juventus coach for next season, 100 percent," he told the press.
"Now we have to think about the Champions League, we have to win nine points from three games and hope those in front don't [win points]. We are there and if we are fighting just a point behind the others [Roma and Udinese] then it means they have a problem."
Del Neri admitted his squad selection could be affected by problems, with Felipe Melo and Leonardo Bonucciboth struggling for fitness.
"Everyone is well, but we have to see if Melo and Bonucci recover. We will see after training who is good and who can be picked [for the squad]," he said.