Tito Vilanova will attend the 14th edition of the UEFA Elite Club Coaches Forum in Nyon, France. The Forum runs from this afternoon, Wednesday, through Thursday morning. The event is usually held just before the Champions League group stage.

According to UEFA, the Forum gives managers the opportunity to discuss the latest trends in club football and give their views on major issues affecting the sport at the club level.

At the Forum, the managers will discuss the technical improvements seen throughout the 2011/12 season, referees and rules, and the challenges that come with being an elite manager.

Other invited managers

Here’s a list of a some of the top managers that have been invited to the Forum:
Massimiliano Allegri (AC Milan), Carlo Ancelotti (Paris Saint-Germain FC), Frank de Boer (AFC Ajax), Unai Emery (FC Spartak Moscow ),Ronald Koeman (Feyenoord), Mircea Lucescu (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Roberto di Matteo (Chelsea FC), José Mourinho (Real Madrid CF), Diego Simeone (Club Atlético de Madrid) and Arsène Wenger (Arsenal FC).