Carlo Ancelotti wants to manage West Ham

22 May 2011 12:27
ShareCarlo Ancelotti insists he is prepared to drop out of the top flight and take charge at managerless West Ham when he is jettisoned by Chelsea.

The Italian boss is expected to be sacked soon after Sunday's final game of the season at Everton and claims he would have no problem picking up the pieces from Avram Grant's reign and taking a pay-cut.

Ancelotti said: 'I would coach West Ham - why not? It's a challenge to manage a team in the Championship. 

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'The atmosphere at West Ham is amazing. It doesn't matter if you manage a top team or a smaller team.

'It's more important to work. I was happy to train in the second division when I was learning.'

Ancelotti earns ?5million a year at Chelsea and would get a fraction of that at Upton Park, but he said: 'When you manage, you don't think about the money. It has never been a motivation for me.'

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Source: Daily_Mail

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