Ancelotti on Verge of Getting Italian Job
Ancelotti on Verge of Getting Italian Job

Ancelotti on Verge of Getting Italian Job

Ancelotti on Verge of Getting Italian Job

Carlo Ancelotti is set to be given the job of reviving the fortunes of Italy’s national team, according to reports on Tuesday.
Ancelotti, who was sacked by Bayern Munich last September, met with Italian Football Federation (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini and sub-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta in a Rome hotel on Monday, Corriere dello Sport reported.
Sky Sport Italia said the 58-year-old has been offered a two-year position, which is likely to be less lucrative than his previous contract with the German champion.
Italy has been without a permanent coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after the team failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years following defeat by Sweden in a two-legged playoff last November.
Ancelotti, who has also managed Chelsea, Real Madrid and Juventus, has three Champions League titles to his name as coach. He has also won the league in Italy, France, Germany and England.
The FIGC budget for a new coach and his staff is $6.1 million per year, which would be a big drop from what Ancelotti earned at Bayern Munich.
Costacurta is reported to have offered Ancelotti, who has also been linked with former club Chelsea and the soon-to-be-vacant job at Arsenal, a free hand in choosing his staff.
Ancelotti’s son Davide, who was his assistant at Bayern, could play a role as well as former stars such as Andrea Pirlo, Gianluigi Buffon and Paolo Maldini.
Costacurta, who was appointed to find a successor to Ventura, set a dateline of May 20 for the appointment of a new coach.
Among the other names touted were Zenit St Petersburg coach Roberto Mancini, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and former Leicester coach Claudio Ranieri, now in charge of French club Nantes.


Short URL : https://goo.gl/D49vdP
  1. https://goo.gl/ZNcDyp
  • https://goo.gl/hX7vr4
  • https://goo.gl/EoGUwh
  • https://goo.gl/eNkZcW
  • https://goo.gl/ae4UNV

You can also read ...

The mural in LA shows LeBron James looking up at several Lakers stars and  its historic venues.
A second LeBron James Lakers mural has been defaced by a...
Bayern Munich Renato Sanches (C) celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal.
Bayern Munich came from behind to beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1...
F1 has decided to put the race on hold for at least 12 months after a vote was delayed.
Plans to host a Formula One race in Miami next year have been...
Iran kabaddi team won silver medal in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Iran has come out of the shadows to be one of the most...
Terry to Retire From Playing
John Terry has called time on his playing career – and may...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints