Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked by Napoli on the identical night time he guided the Italian membership to the knockout levels of the Champions League.
The 60-year-old confronted questions over his future earlier than the 4-Zero win over Genk on Tuesday night time, which was staggeringly Napoli’s first victory in ten matches.
But it surely wasn’t sufficient to avoid wasting his job following a dreadful begin to the season which has the Blues seventh in Serie A.
A membership assertion learn: “SSC Napoli has determined to revoke the function of first-team coach from Mr Carlo Ancelotti.
“The rapport of friendship, admiration and reciprocal respect between the membership, its President and Carlo Ancelotti stay intact.”
It’s understood former AC Milan supervisor Gennaro Gattuso is in line to take over.
Ancelotti’s departure opens the door to a possible return to the Premier League, eight years after he was sacked by Chelsea regardless of profitable the title at Stamford Bridge in 2009/10.
Arsenal and Everton are each on the hunt for a brand new supervisor after sacking Unai Emery and Marco Silva respectively.
Each golf equipment shall be on crimson alert now that such a high-profile supervisor has turn out to be accessible.
The previous AC Milan, Actual Madrid and Bayern Munich boss stays probably the most profitable managers in historical past, with three Champions League titles to his title.