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La Stampa: Carlo Ancelotti studying Milan offer
According to the Italian newspaper, Madrid’s current coach wants to return to Italy and when his situation at Real is finalised Berlusconi wants to meet him.
With it looking almost certain that Ancelotti will leaving Real Madrid at the end of the season, and Rafa Benitez apparently a front runner to take over once the current coach’s pay-off has been finalised (his contract runs to 2016), the Italian press has been following the story closely.
Italian newspaper, La Stampa, announced that the Milan has already reached out to Ancelotti, looking to bring him in as a replacement for Filippo Inzaghi next season. The newspaper states that Real Madrid’s current coach is keen to return to Italy in any case to be close to his daughter, who is expecting her first child. La Stampa says that once Real Madrid and Ancelotti reach an agreement over his pay-off, Berlusconi is keen to set up a meeting with his countryman.
According to La Stampa, intermediary Ernesto Bronzetti could already have visited the offices in the Santiago Bernabéu, not only to discuss Madrid’s pay-off to the coach, but also to present him with Milan’s offer to bring Ancelotti back to the club.
Carlo Ancelotti was coach of Milan from 2001 to 2009, winning the Italian Cup (2004), a League title (2004) and an Italian Super Cup (2004), along with two Champions League titles (2003 and 2007) and two European Super Cups (2003 and 2007).