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Archives: Carlo Ancelotti

Rafael Benitez 99% certain to take over Real Madrid, says Carlo Ancelotti’s agent

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Napoli coach Rafael Benitez is “99%” certain to be named the next manager of Real Madrid, according to Carlo Ancelotti’s agent Ernesto Bronzetti. Yesterday, Ancelotti was sacked by the club following a meeting of the Madrid’s board of directors, with … Continue reading

Real Madrid sack manager Carlo Ancelotti after trophy-less season

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Carlo Ancelotti has been relieved of his duties as Real Madrid manager after two years in charge. The move to dismiss the Italian comes as no surprise after a disappointing 2014/2015 season in which they got knocked out at the … Continue reading

Real Madrid expected to announce Carlo Ancelotti’s departure today

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has scheduled a press conference for 19:30 local time today (1:30pm EST) where it is expected the club will announce the departure of manager Carlo Ancelotti. Prior to the press conference, Madrid’s board of directors … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti planning to take a year off should he get sacked by Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti still does not know his fate for next season. The Italian tactician is under contract with the club for one more year. But speculation is the 55-year-old will have the final year of his deal … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti believes he will remain in charge of Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti feels he will remain in charge of the club despite mounting reports stating he will be replaced by Napoli coach Rafa Benitez shortly after the end of the season. According to numerous reports, Ancelotti will take charge of his final … Continue reading

Real Madrid set to end Carlo Ancelotti’s contract with Rafa Benitez tipped as successor

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid are set to terminate the contract of manager Carlo Ancelotti and an official announcement from the club is expected next Tuesday, according to various reports. Ancelotti has one year remaining on his current deal with Madrid. The Italian boss … Continue reading

Johan Cruyff finds it ridiculous Real Madrid have won the league once in 7 years

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Legendary Dutch player and coach Johan Cruyff has never been one to shy away from sharing his opinion. In an article published in De Telegraf, the former Barcelona manager criticized Real Madrid for their recent run of form in La … Continue reading

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez should share the blame for his club’s failures

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Splashed across the front pages of Spanish newspapers are stories about possible replacements for Carlo Ancelotti and the overall decline in performance from Real Madrid players this season. Ancelotti has to accept the lion share of the criticism because it … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti may have worked his last match in Real Madrid’s dugout

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following their aggregate defeat to Juventus in the Champions League semi-final, Ancelotti admitted his future at Real Madrid was out of his hands, with the dependent being on post-season talks with club president Florentino Perez. The Royal Spanish Football Federation’s … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti heaps praise on Sergio Ramos ahead of Sevilla clash

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Sergio Ramos is the most complete defender he has ever seen. The Spain international began his career at the club in 2005 and has widely been considered one of the best centre-backs in the world. … Continue reading

Champions League glory more likely than La Liga title, says Carlo Ancelotti

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says his side has a better chance of winning the Champions League than it has of winning La Liga this season. Earlier today, Barcelona opened up a five-point lead over Real Madrid on the league … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti expects to stay with Real Madrid and doesn’t want another goalkeeper

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Carlo Ancelotti says he will remain in charge of Real Madrid next season and has never asked the club to sign another goalkeeper. Over the past few months, the futures of Ancelotti and Iker Casillas have been the subject of speculation with … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti can’t explain Real Madrid’s struggles against Atletico Madrid

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti can’t explain his side’s struggles against Atletico Madrid this season. To this point, the Madrid clubs have faced off against each other six times in all competitions, with Real failing to secure a victory over … Continue reading

Gareth Bale doubtful for Real Madrid’s match against Rayo Vallecano

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Gareth Bale is a doubt for Real Madrid’s match against Rayo Vallecano later today, after the Welshman picked up a knock to his right foot during training on Tuesday. The club’s medical staff will evaluate the extent of the injury … Continue reading

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti refuses to be drawn into ‘Isco or James’ debate

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has refused to be drawn into the growing debate over who should feature in his starting eleven, Isco or James Rodriguez. During the absence of Luka Modric, Isco performed well-above expectations and endeared himself to … Continue reading

Zinedine Zidane says he would coach Real Madrid if offered the job

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Zinedine Zidane says he would coach Real Madrid if he was offered the job. However, the former France international went on to say the club already has a manager in charge who is doing a good job. In recent weeks, Zidane … Continue reading

Why being a Real Madrid homegrown player is difficult, explains Juventus’ Alvaro Morata

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Alvaro Morata has discussed the difficulties of being a homegrown player for Real Madrid during an interview with the Spanish radio program Onda Cero. The Juventus striker left Madrid last summer after becoming frustrated with a lack of playing time … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti believes El Clasico will not be decisive towards title

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes today’s El Clasico will not be the determining factor as to who will finish on top of La Liga at the end of the season. However, Ancelotti says the attitude of the players in the … Continue reading