The Italian hopes to hand the wonder kid his first international cap – beating Belgium and Kosovo to the player.
But, so far, that has been a tough task.
He said: “We’re stuck. We just don’t know.
“I and the heads of the federation have made every effort to contact him but the problem is his father, who does not give us even a normal answer.
“By the way, I find it easier to get in touch with Pope Francis than Abedin Januzaj (his father).”
It’s thought the 18-year-old attacker will decide on his international future before the World Cup in Brazil, and Belgium – who qualified for the tournament – appear to be in pole position to get him.
Januzaj was born in Brussells, where his Kosovar-Albanian family migrated in 1992, and spent six years at Anderlecht before moving to Manchester.