Marcello Lippi wants Carlo Ancelotti's Chelsea job

13 April 2011 01:28
Marcello Lippi has cranked up the pressure on Carlo Ancelotti by throwing his hat into the ring for the Chelsea job.

Ancelotti is under serious threat as the Blues look set to finish the season empty-handed after their Champions League exit at Manchester United on Tuesday night.

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With Chelsea way off leaders United in the Barclays Premier League - and out of the two domestic cups - Ancelotti may be booted out.

And his cause has not been helped by Lippi admitting his would be tempted with a move to Stamford Bridge.

The World Cup-winning coach, who stepped down from his second spell as Azzurri coach after last summer's World Cup, would like to ply his trade in England.

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Lippi, 63, told Radio Mana Mana: 'I miss coaching - this is normal. My years have been intense and rewarding.

'There were also disappointments, but this is absolutely normal because you cannot always win. In this respect I can only be satisfied, but the desire to do my job is still there.

'The future? I'd love to coach in the Premier League. Chelsea? It would be nice, but also to lead a national team would not hurt.' 

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Source: Daily_Mail