Ancelotti considering Prem return

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    In Summary: Bayern could trigger a mid contract release clause on Carlo's contract with Julian Nagelsmann touted as a potential replacement.
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    SomeRandomPerson Full Member

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    Replacement for Wenger next season?
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy

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    My bets on a return to Chelsea.
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    Would seem logical, but then again its Arsenal.
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    anant Full Member

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    With Ancelloti, you always feel that one day he'd manage Arsenal. Think Wenger may move upstairs if Ancelloti does become available
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    Arsenal. Wonder if he will be able to cope with their stingy transfer policy.

    Chelsea is a possibility if Conte leaves. Everything looks rosy again at the moment and Chelsea do have a chance to win back-to-back PL titles, but you never know what will happen if Conte falls out with their board.

    If Guardiola wins nothing this season, even City is a possibility.
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    Wenger will not move by his decision and Arsenal will not sack him. Tottenham are a viable option if Pochettino gets Barcelona job next Summer which is not unrealistic. Maybe City if Pep gives up.
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    I wouldn't be shocked of two of the three clubs you mention have different managers next year. If Pep doesn't produce some silverware following City's spending spree, I can see him leaving.
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    Carlo has recently always been at top clubs, I don't see him going to Arsenal unless he is guaranteed a big spending kitty.

    He looks old in that picture too, hopefully just a rough night!
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    LawCharltonBest Obsessive dog poo sniffer & anal about tweets

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    Would be an excellent replacement for Wenger.

    It's the sort of thing United should have done post-SAF, rather than dicking around with Moyes
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    I think he'll wait to see how things pan out - genuinely think at least one of Klopp, Arsene, Pep or Mou (in that order) will be gone by end of season. I'm sure he'd love a Man City pay day otherwise he'll be in London.
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    I can see this happening as Bayern will definitely want to secure Nagelsmann before any of the Prem clubs do.
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    Could the same happen to Mourinho? :nervous:
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    I can't see Klopp going anywhere. They seem happy with his work
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    Especially after Rummenigge's recent quotes about building a team with more German players - it would make sense to start with a German (Bayern-born) manager.
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    Highly doubtful. Mourinho and Klopp seem by all accounts to be doing a good job. Conte, despite his success, would seem like a potential casualty if he is not seeing eye to eye with Roman.
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    Certainly hope not. Would've loved him at United but as we have Jose, I hope Ancelotti doesn't come to the PL. He's a top manager IMO, even if it hasn't been as good as he'd have liked at Bayern.
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    Could just as well end up in Italy
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    Chelsea, its obvious.
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    That would need Cheslea to have a complete meltdown this season. I mean I know many on this forum are anticipating that but honestly, they look good again: beat Everton comfortably, ground out a result vs Spurs, comfortable demolition of Qarabag. Plus, I think Alvaro Morata is a very good player, and will be a success at Chelsea. Conte is also a very good coach and I will be surprised if he gets sacked by this time next year, though you can never be too sure with Chelsea.

    I think he would be absolutely perfecr for Arsenal if Wenger does move on. He's exactly the kind of coach they don't need.

    He does well with a team of superstars and big egos like Real Madrid or PSG, because he gives the players freedom and trusts them to be professionals, man-management rather than the neurotic control freak nature of a van Gaal or a Guardiola. So, players like Zlatan and Ronaldo who have good work ethics respect the trust he places in them. But with the problems at Arsenal in terms of the players being a bit soft and the board not being very demanding, I can easily see his appointment being more of the same at Arsenal. He's too diplomatic to call out the players or the board's lack of ambition; he would probably even keep quiet and get on with his job if the board try to appoint Wenger to a director of football role and continue to give him control of funds.

    He could probably win the Champions League for PSG with the Cavani, Neymar, Mbappe front 3.

    I'm also surprised he didn't do better at Bayern. You'd think he'd be a breath of fresh air for their stars after the intensity of the 3 years with Guardiola.

    I also think he'd be a good appointment for Italy if he's willing.
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    His second season at Chelsea was terrible.
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    Not working for Abrahmovic again. He felt insulted by the manner of his departure.

    Also would be a terrible choice for Chelsea. He cant compete with the likes of Poch, Mou, Pep and even Klopp on an even footing in terms of transfers.
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    The most intriguing part about Carlo potentially leaving Bayern is what would happen to all the players he and Pep brought in. Surely Naglesmann would want to buy a few of his own players, which would potentially free up a few of Bayern's existing ones.
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    Seem being the operative word here. It's not certain yet. Should either club finish outside of its targets this year, it would raise questions.

    For example Jose has spent over £300m in 14 months, if United finish 6th this season questions would be raised as to why he's failed to compete with the 2nd highest budget in the league. It's not exactly an out of this world scenario given how competitive the top has become is it?
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    Surprised at the Arsenal mentions. He isn't really a guy you turn to when you need a proper rebuild and that's what Arsenal need. I don't think he'd move to Chelsea again and I don't see Mourinho, Klopp, Pochettino or Pep getting the boot this season so he's unlikely to get a good club if he's looking for a job in the PL and I don't really see him wanting to go lower than a top 7 club. Could end up in Italy imo.
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    I don't think Mourinho's job is remotely in danger at all. We would have to severely regress and he would have to have lost the dressing room for something like that to happen. After what happened two years ago at Chelsea, I doubt Jose would allow anything remotely similar to happen again. So far, we are off to a great start and look more like we may finish 1st or 2nd in the league than severely regress, so I doubt it.
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    Can't see Pochettino taking any job at Barcelona.
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    Bayern seem destined to bring in Brandt and Goretzka and with them having James too, I can see Sanches and possibly Mueller going permanently.

    Might be a chance of Lewandowski going too but only if they sign Werner.
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    I'm hoping he returns to Milan, if Montella can't achieve this season's objectives. He's a proper Milanista, he's still adored by the Milan fans, and despite the two CL trophies in his last stint, he did a rather pathetic job in the league, winning only one Scudetto, considering the squad that was at his disposal. It’s not just the stars and big names that made that Milan side from the early 2000's attractive, but from a tactical point of view, that team just worked beautifully like a well oiled machine. That famed Christmas tree formation is something that will forever be associated with Carlo, he used it to perfection with the players he had at the time. If he does come back, Fassone can be responsible for signing players and leave Carlo to do what he does best. Serie A will certainly be much stronger with him at the helm of the Rossoneri.
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    Muller? No chance.

    I suspect a Bayern born coach will build the team around him. More chance Lewandowski going.
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    Also I'm surprised nobody has questioned how the hell Mark Odgen knows what Carlo is going to do next.

    I predict Milan too.
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    Welcome to Palace, Carlo.
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    Like someone mentioned above, I would place my bet on him going to coach in Italy. I think Juventus or AC Milan. I do think this is Allegri's last season at Juve.
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    So Pep is giving up... Already??

    :lol::lol:
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    I can't find any club in England wanting a manager atm, even Arsenal are going to keep Wenger as usual. Only if Chelsea sacked Conte but I doubt it since the team returned to winning again.

    He should go and manage Juve or return to AC Milan, the latter is what I hope.
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    JustFootballFan Thinks Balotelli & Pogba look the same

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    Yeah maybe Nagelsmann would like to bring in Sule and Rudy from Hoffenheim. Oops. :D

    Money Milan or Juve seem a natural fit for Ancelotti.
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    Arsenal need a complete rebuild, so it would be a disastrous option for Ancelotti to consider.