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Real Madrid name Carlo Ancelotti new manager

Updated 25 Jun 2013 11:47:07

Real Madrid name Carlo Ancelotti new manager

Real Madrid have named Carlo Ancelotti as the coach entrusted with leading the first team next season.

The 54-year-old Italian was widely reported as the front-runner to replace Jose Mourinho, who has returned to manage Ancelotti's former club Chelsea, at the Bernabeu despite being under contract with French champions Paris St Germain.

Real have not confirmed the length of contract handed to Ancelotti, or if any compensation has been paid to PSG, but a statement published on www.realmadrid.com read: "Carlo Michelangelo Ancelotti will coach Real Madrid next season."

The statement went on: "The Italian has experienced success in every country where he has managed and arrives in the Spanish capital after being named coach of the season in France."


PA

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