Tag: Carlo Ancelotti

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 05: Theo Walcott of Everton looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Everton and Preston North End at Goodison Park on September 05, 2020 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Theo Walcott close to Southampton return

Theo Walcott got his first few league minutes for Everton at the weekend but the former Arsenal man is close to a move back to Southampton.
Bayern Munich's midfielder James Rodriguez (R) and head coach Carlo Ancelotti attend a pre-match press conference in Singapore on July 24, 2017, ahead of the International Champions Cup football match between Bayern Munich and Chelsea on July 25. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN

James Rodriguez must really like Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez has signed for Everton because of Carlo Ancelotti who stopped Arsenal signing James in 2017
Carlo Ancelotti, Manager of Everton looks on prior to the Premier League match between Everton FC and Newcastle United at Goodison Park on January 21, 2020 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Carlo Ancelotti aims to end Everton’s terrible record against big 6 clubs starting with...

Carlo Ancelotti plans to bring an end to Everton's terrible run of form away to big six sides, starting this weekend at Arsenal.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Theo Walcott of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Norwich City at Goodison Park on November 23, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Everton meet at Emirates in crucial encounter

Arsenal and Everton face off at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday in a crucial encounter for both side’s hopes of a top four finish...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Theo Walcott of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Norwich City at Goodison Park on November 23, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Carlo Ancelotti wants Theo Walcott to do something he’s just not capable of

Carlo Ancelotti called on Theo Walcott to show more bravery and be an example to the youngsters at Everton but I'm not sure that's...
UDINE, ITALY - DECEMBER 07: Carlo Ancelotti head coach of SSC Napoli looks on during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and SSC Napoli at Stadio Friuli on December 7, 2019 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Everton confirm manager for Arsenal clash

Everton have confirmed that Duncan Ferguson will manage their team against Arsenal on Saturday, as they close in on Carlo Ancelotti.
FROSINONE, ITALY - APRIL 28: SSC Napoli head coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during the Serie A match between Frosinone Calcio and SSC Napoli at Stadio Benito Stirpe on April 28, 2019 in Frosinone, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

David Ornstein rules out one manager heavily-linked to Arsenal job

David Ornstein claims Arsenal aren't a Carlo Ancelotti profile manager, and the club are pushing for their 'number one' target over a quick decision.
NAPLES, ITALY - DECEMBER 10: Carlo Ancelotti SSC Napoli coach before the UEFA Champions League group E match between SSC Napoli and KRC Genk at Stadio San Paolo on December 10, 2019 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Why Carlo Ancelotti isn’t the manager Arsenal want but he’s the one they need

Arsenal hiring Carlo Ancelotti before Unai Emery would have weirdly felt like a step sideways but the Italian is exactly what Arsenal need at this moment in time.
FROSINONE, ITALY - APRIL 28: SSC Napoli head coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during the Serie A match between Frosinone Calcio and SSC Napoli at Stadio Benito Stirpe on April 28, 2019 in Frosinone, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Italian report claims Arsenal open talks with Ancelotti, could make announcement today

Arsenal have reportedly opened talks with Carlo Ancelotti and could even make an announcement as early as this afternoon in what seems like a bit of a mad update.

Media Roundup: The 10 candidates linked with the long-term Arsenal job

On Friday morning, Arsenal announced the news that Unai Emery had been sacked, and Freddie Ljungberg will take over on an interim basis.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MAY 19: Kieran Tierney of Celtic celebrate with the Celtic fans during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic FC and Heart of Midlothian FC at Celtic Park on May 19, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Big Arsenal boost in Kieran Tierney chase

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti has said they are not interested in a move for Kieran Tierney, giving Arsenal a boost and asking questions about the coverage of the Italians interest this summer. 
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MAY 19: Kieran Tierney of Celtic celebrate with the Celtic fans during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic FC and Heart of Midlothian FC at Celtic Park on May 19, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Napoli to sell fullback to out-bid Arsenal for Kieran Tierney

Napoli are expected to sell fullback, Mario Rui, in order to gazump Arsenal's £15m bid for Kieran Tierney that has already been rejected by Celtic.
EMPOLI, ITALY - APRIL 03: Carlo Ancelotti manager of SSC Napoli reacts during the Serie A match between Empoli and SSC Napoli at Stadio Carlo Castellani on April 3, 2019 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Carlo Ancelotti discusses his strategy for Arsenal clash

Carlo Ancelotti has insisted that the Napoli squad are united ahead of their Europa League quarter-final second leg against Arsenal, and they plan to attack from the beginning.
Napoli's fans wave a giant flag showing former Argentinian soccer star Diego Maradona prior the UEFA Champions League group F football match between SSC Napoli and Arsenal FC at the San Paolo Stadium in Naples on December 11, 2013. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Carlo Ancelotti calls for Napoli improvement ahead of Arsenal after weekend disappointment

Carlo Ancelotti has called on his Napoli side to up their game ahead of their match against Arsenal after they drew 1-1 at home with Genoa on Sunday.

Robert Pires: Arsenal contacted former Chelsea boss to replace Arsene Wenger

Robert Pires has admitted Arsenal contacted Carlo Ancelotti before they ultimately hired Unai Emery, and the Italian is a manager Pires would have liked to play for.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal will get €4m: Arsenal loanee wants permanent move says father

David Ospina’s father has said that the player still wants to sign for Napoli even if he won’t be first choice at the club.
Kalidou Koulibaly (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Carlo Ancelotti gives Kalidou Koulibaly transfer update

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti has insisted that star centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly is not going to leave the club this summer, despite links to Arsenal and Manchester United, among others.
PARMA, ITALY - FEBRUARY 24: Carlo Ancelotti head coach of SSC Napoli looks on during the Serie A match between Parma Calcio and SSC Napoli at Stadio Ennio Tardini on February 24, 2019 in Parma, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Fascinating: Carol Ancelotti reacts to Napoli drawing Arsenal

Carlo Ancelotti has called Napoli's quarter-final against Arsenal in the Europa League a 'difficult but very fascinating challenge'.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Italians make decision, Arsenal will get €4m

Napoli appear to have changed their mind again and are now going to keep David Ospina at the end of the season.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal forgotten man praises loan manager for giving him confidence

David Ospina has said that he enjoys playing for Carlo Ancelotti as the manager has given him ‘confidence’.
NAPLES, ITALY - AUGUST 25: David Ospina of SSC Napoli in action during the serie A match between SSC Napoli and AC Milan at Stadio San Paolo on August 25, 2018 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

David Ospina benched at Napoli for former Watford reserve keeper

David Ospina found himself on the bench again as Napoli beat Fiorentina 1-0 at the weekend.

Agent explains how Arsenal beat Napoli to £22.5m signing this summer

Bernd Leno was close to joining Napoli under Maurizio Sarri but a ‘relaxed’ approach from the Italians allowed Arsenal to steal in.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Petr Cech of Arsenal celebrates after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. Petr Cech of Arsenal reached his 200th clean sheet. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Napoli to sign Petr Cech on loan

A report in today’s Gazetta dello Sport claims that Carlo Ancelotti and Napoli want Petr Cech on loan for the season and with Arsenal set to sign Brend Leno, they think the have a great chance of puling the move off.

Key Arsene Wenger replacement admits he's 'decided' to manage a club

Carlo Ancelotti told reporters this week that he's planning to manage a club, rather than a national side, with Roberto Mancini in line for the Italy job.

Massive news as Juventus contact Ancelotti to replace Arsenal-linked Allegri

Reports from Italy are claiming that Juventus have been in touch with Carlo Ancelotti regarding taking over at the club.

Manager remains favourite to replace Arsene Wenger despite interviewing for another job

Zeljko Buvac is still the bookies' favourite to take over from Arsene Wenger at the end of the season, despite interviewing to become Eintracht Frankfurt's new manager.

Arsenal dismiss current favourite to replace Wenger and turn to Serie A boss

Arsenal senior executives consider Luis Enrique an 'inappropriate fit' for the club, and are turning to a number of others, including Maurizio Sarri, to replace Arsene Wenger.

2 Italian managers perfect for Arsenal’s defensive woes without replacing defenders

Arsenal are largely expected to splash the cash on a defender and/or goalkeeper in the summer, but perhaps the long-needed managerial change will be the answer to the problems at the back instead.

Key Arsene Wenger replacement receives international management offer

The Italian national team have offered Carlo Ancelotti the chance to take over as manager, according to reports in the country.

Experienced Arsene Wenger replacement will 'prioritise a move to Arsenal' over Chelsea

Carlo Ancelotti is apparently prioritising the chance to take over from Arsene Wenger this summer over rejoining Chelsea, according to reports.

Key Arsene Wenger replacement says he'll only join Arsenal if they sign this player

Carlo Ancelotti has told Arsenal he'll only take over from Arsene Wenger if the club sign Karim Benzema, according a ridiculous report in Spain.
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal (right) and Ivan Gazidis, CEO of Arsenal. Picture: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Ivan Gazidis met with 3 managers before Arsene Wenger's announcement

Ivan Gazidis met with three managers in the search for Arsene Wenger's successor before the 68-year-old even announced his Arsenal departure, according to information in a recent report.

Key managerial target admits interest in Arsenal job: Already has assistant in mind

Carlo Ancelotti admits he would be pleased to hear that Arsenal were interested in hiring him, but hasn't had any contact from the club just yet.

David Ornstein leaks details of Arsenal's 5-strong shortlist to replace Wenger

The Arsenal board drew up a five-strong shortlist to send to Stan Kroenke in the event of Arsene Wenger's departure, according to reliable BBC journalist David Ornstein.
MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Assessed: All 11 managers on Gazidis' shortlist to replace Wenger this summer

On Friday morning, Arsene Wenger announced he's stepping down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season, but who will come in to replace him?
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)

Arsenal line up 'serious contender' to replace Arsene Wenger

Arsenal are lining up Patrick Vieira to take over from Arsene Wenger, according to reports, making him the latest in the long list of names the media claim the club are considering.

Evaluated: All 10 managers shortlisted to replace Arsene Wenger

Although nothing is confirmed, it has been widely reported that Arsenal's hierarchy are considering their options since the cup final defeat. The papers have suggested that if Wenger fails to qualify the club for the Champions League, that could spell the end for the manager.
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal (right) and Ivan Gazidis, CEO of Arsenal. Picture: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Ivan Gazidis meets with 3 managers to replace Arsene Wenger

Ivan Gazidis has already met with three managers in the search for Arsene Wenger's successor, according to information in a recent report.

2 more added to Arsenal's managerial shortlist: 9 assessed

Although nothing is confirmed, it has been widely reported that Arsenal's hierarchy are considering their options since the cup final defeat. The papers have suggested that if Wenger fails to qualify the club for the Champions League, that could spell the end for the manager.
MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Higher than you think: Where does Wenger rank among Europe's most successful managers?

Arsene Wenger is currently the third most successful active manager in Europe based on trophies won, behind Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola.