Premier League sides Arsenal and Everton will look to begin contract talks with Carlo Ancelotti after he was sacked by Napoli on Tuesday evening.
Ancelotti was relieved of his duties on Tuesday evening. Less than three hours after leading his side to a 4-0 home win against Genk, to eventually end a nine-match winless run in all competitions.
This was revealed in a club statement that read: “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.”
In effect, Everton have reportedly contacted the former Napoli manager, over managing the club, although Former Everton boss David Moyes could still return to Goodison Park in an interim role, while a new permanent manager is put in place ( as per Skysports ).
As well, Arsenal will seek formal talks with Carlo Ancelotti over their vacant manager’s position. And as per DailyMail, Gunners chiefs will accelerate their interest in the Italian now he is a free agent.
According to the report, Arsenal are understood to be keeping an open mind as to who they will recommend to succeed Emery. With the Kroenkes in favor of handing the job to someone who has played for the club, which would strengthen Mikel Arteta and Patrick Vieira’s cases.
In Carlo Ancelotti’s 528 days at Napoli, the manager was in charge of 72 matches. His stats standing at 38 wins, 19 draws and 15 losses, before he was eventually told to move on by the club.