Ancelotti: 'Zidane changed me'
23 May
2020
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Ancelotti: 'Zidane changed me' »

Carlo Ancelotti says he learned how ‘the club has to work for the manager’ at Juventus and that Zinedine Zidane ‘changed my idea about football’. Ancelotti managed Juve between 1999 and 2001 with little success, but his tenure was notable as he had Zidane at his disposal and it acted as a springboard to two…

Ancelotti: 'More fun in England'
22 May
2020
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Ancelotti: 'More fun in England' »

Carlo Ancelotti has claimed that England is ‘more enjoyable’ and has ‘less pressure’ than Italy and that leaving Milan for Chelsea ‘was not difficult’. Ancelotti ended almost a decade away from the Premier League in December 2019 when he was named Everton’s coach, a month after his messy divorce from Napoli. “It is more enjoyable…

Ancelotti: 'Zidane changed me'
22 May
2020
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Ancelotti: 'Zidane changed me' »

Carlo Ancelotti says he learned how ‘the club has to work for the manager’ at Juventus and that Zinedine Zidane ‘changed my idea about football’. Ancelotti managed Juve between 1999 and 2001 with little success, but his tenure was notable as he had Zidane at his disposal and it acted as a springboard to two…

Ancelotti: 'Milan don't fear foreigners'
2 May
2020
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Ancelotti: 'Milan don't fear foreigners' »

Carlo Ancelotti has assured that Milan are only ‘afraid of bad coaches, not foreign ones’, amidst Ralf Rangnick speculation. Rangnick has been heavily linked with leading a youth revolution at Milan this summer, but talk of his appointment has not gone down universally well with fans. “We met when I was in Germany,” continued Ancelotti…

Ancelotti: 'Milan's best was 2005'
2 May
2020
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Ancelotti: 'Milan's best was 2005' »

Carlo Ancelotti claims the Milan team who lost the Champions League to Liverpool in 2005 were better than his winners of 2003 and 2007. Today marks 13 years since Milan beat Manchester United 3-0 to reach the 2006-07 Champions League Final, and Ancelotti looked back on their ‘perfect’ performance. “The goal we conceded in the…

Ancelotti: '15 days enough to recover'
3 Apr
2020
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Ancelotti: '15 days enough to recover' »

Everton coach Carlo Ancelotti awaits the directions from the Premier League but claims ‘today’s players can physically recover in 15 days’. Premier League has stopped due to the coronavirus outbreak, like most Leagues in Europe, and the former Napoli coach given his point of view in the debate of a possible resumption. “We will see…

Carlo Ancelotti says Jurgen Klopp told him that Atletico Madrid tie should never have gone ahead
29 Mar
2020
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Carlo Ancelotti says Jurgen Klopp told him that Atletico Madrid tie should never have gone ahead »

Atletico ran out 3-2 winners in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie, which was staged in front of a capacity crowd at Anfield. The Premier League season was put on hold – initially until the start of April – two days after Liverpool’s defeat. And Ancelotti says that Klopp told him that…

Ancelotti, Ibra, Mou name best XIs
29 Mar
2020
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Ancelotti, Ibra, Mou name best XIs »

Carlo Ancelotti and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have named their all-time best XIs, with Jose Mourinho including just one Inter player in his. While the football season remains on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, Marca listed the trio’s ideal line-ups.  Ancelotti’s XI is based on players he has coached, prior to those he worked with at…