Maradona is keen to remain as Argentina coach — if he is allowed to retain his entire backroom staff.
The 49-year-old will hold talks with Argentinian Football Association president Julio Grondona, who wants the 1986 World Cup winner to sign a new four-year deal.
And Maradona wants to continue despite his failure to lead the country beyond the quarter-finals at the World Cup in South Africa.
He said: "I really want to stay, but it depends on Grondona.
"If they touch a hair of one of my guys, even if the masseur or the kitman, I'm going.
"I want to continue the adventure but not with just anyone. I chose these people and I want to continue working with them."
One of Maradona's assistants, former Argentina defender Oscar Ruggeri, was criticised by Grondona in the wake of the team's failure to lift the World Cup.
But Maradona insists he will fight tooth and nail to keep Ruggeri with him.
He added: "I already asked and I will continue to ask that Ruggeri joins me.
"It's a constant struggle. This is the first thing I will discuss with Grondona."
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