Napoli sack Carlo Ancelotti following poor run in Serie A
Serie A giants Napoli have parted ways with legendary manager Carlo Ancelotti following a series of a poor run in the Serie A. While Napoli are currently placed seventh in Serie A, they were successful last night, having won 4-0 against Genk in the UEFA Champions League 2019-20. Here are further details on this.
Napoli thank Ancelotti for his services
"SSC Napoli has decided to revoke the role of the first-team coach from Mr. Carlo Ancelotti. The rapport of friendship, admiration and reciprocal respect between the club, its president (Aurelio De Laurentiis) and Carlo Ancelotti remain intact," said Napoli in a statement on Twitter.
Napoli confirm departure of Ancelotti
No interim manager announced, Gennaro Gattuso likely to take over
As of now, the club has not announced any interim manager or replacement for Ancellotti. However, as per Sky Sports, Vitor Pereira is one of the candidates, after he pulled out of the race to replace Marco Silva at Everton. Nonetheless, it is being believed that former AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso is the ideal candidate to replace Ancellotti on a provisional six-month role.
Ancelotti likely to make Premier League return with Everton
As far as Ancelotti's future is concerned, if reports are to be believed, he is likely to return to the Premier League, with Arsenal and Everton being the front-runners to sign him. While former Everton boss David Moyes is likely to take over at Goodison Park for an interim role, Everton are likely to begin contract talks with Ancelotti soon.
Ancelotti had a decent career at Napoli
Considering Ancelotti's tenure at Napoli, having managed the club for 19 months, they played 73 games under him, managing to win 38 matches and losing 16, while he had a win percentage of 52.05. However, the club failed to win a single silverware under him.
Ancelotti had a successful EPL stint with Chelsea
To date, Ancelotti has managed just an EPL club, as it was with Chelsea, where he had a successful stint. In 109 matches under him, the club managed to win 67 and lost 22, as he had a win percentage of 61.47. He won three trophies at the club, including the 2009-10 EPL title. Overall, his most successful sting was at Real Madrid (74.79%).Share this timeline