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David Moyes among nominees for Barclays manager of the season
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David Moyes among nominees for Barclays manager of the season

David Moyes seems a rejuvenated manager since his return to management in the Premier League with West Ham. The Londoners have been punching above their weight since the Scottish manager took over and they narrowly missed out on a place in the UEFA Champions League next season. However, they got to settle for a place in the Europa League next season and this is a big development for West Ham who haven't been in Europe since the 2006/07 football season. With this notable improvement to the West Ham side, it comes as no surprise that David Moyes is one of the five managers who have been nominated for the 2020/21 Barclays Manager of the Season award. Moyes undoubtedly transformed the Hammers from relegation battlers to candidates for the Champions League in less than 12 months of his...
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Carlo Ancelotti – The UCL is beyond Everton

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has expressed the belief that his team may not have what it takes to finish in the top-four this season after playing out a draw with Leicester City and suffering a home defeat to Newcastle United in their last two Premier League games. The Toffees have led the table at some point in the ongoing season but are currently eighth on the log with 33 points, and 6 points behind fourth-placed Leicester although they have 2 games in hand including the trip to Elland Road to face Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United on Wednesday. Regardless, the Italian tactician believes that the results of their last two games, a 1 all draw against Leicester and a 2 nil defeat to Newcastle United may have put a dent in his side's chances of making it to next season's UEFA Champions Le...
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Everton make informal contact with Juventus midfielder

Premier League outfit Everton have had informal contacts with Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot according to reports. The French midfielder has been seriously linked with a move to the Premier League this summer and Everton, being managed by his former boss at PSG, Carlo Ancelotti, are interested in signing him. The Italian gaffer requires someone in his team to control the tempo of the midfield, and also control possession for the Toffees in the middle of the pack. Therefore, Rabiot could be the ideal candidate to do this as both of them have a working relationship in their time together at Paris Saint-Germain. Rabiot made the move to join Juventus in Serie A, a move that has seen his development stall due to lack of regular first-team action under Maurizio Sarri. Therefore, h...
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Everton hold talks for Todibo

Everton have set their sights on another Barcelona star with Carlo Ancelotti reportedly keen on a move for defender Jean-Clair Todibo. The Italian boss wants to boost his defensive line ahead of the 2020/21 campaign after having a hard time choosing his favorite defensive pairing this season. Everton are confident they've won the race to sign Lille starlet Gabriel in a £25m deal but want more reinforcements in defense. READ: UEFA give Leagues May 25 ultimatum to provide restart proposals The trio of Mason Holgate, Yerry Mina, and Michael Keane have been rotated often this season and the pursuit of Todibo is a pointer that one of them could be sold in the summer. Todibo joined Barcelona just over 12 months ago from Ligue 1 outfit Toulouse but appears to be surplus to requir...
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Moise Kean linked with a return to the Serie A

Moise Kean is being linked with a return to the Serie A with Inter the latest club eyeing a move for the player this summer. Reports in Italy and England suggest that Inter Milan are looking to offer £25m for the former Juventus star to pair him with Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez. READ: Ozil refuses Arsenal’s 12.5% pay cut alongside two other players Kean joined Everton last year in a £23m move that was considered a major coup for one of the most promising youngsters in Europe. However, he has struggled in the Premier League since then, before the sacking of Marco Silva in December and the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti. His prospects appear to have improved under Ancelotti as he improved considerably and scored his first goal for the club earlier this year.
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Ancelotti – It didn’t end well with Napoli, I’m relieved at Everton

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has opened up about his return to the Premier League, his dismissal from Napoli and his work in England in a chat with Corriere della Sera via Calciomercato.com today.  "Do I, Vialli, Zola, Ranieri seem relieved in England? Well, they're right! If you're used to Italian football, find another world. I'm not talking about the intensity of the game, that's not what makes the difference. It's a different environment here. In England you're not offended, for example. The insults are annoying. In some Italian stadiums, you get the impression that people hate you, maybe because you changed teams. A guy sits behind the bench and throws insults at you for 90 minutes. Here, it's unthinkable.” The 60-year-old then went on to speak about the rivalry with local rival...
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Ancelotti stalls Everton’s transfer plans ahead of FA Cup Merseyside derby

Carlo Ancelotti will put his Everton transfer plans on hold until after Sunday's FA Cup third-round match against Liverpool. The Toffees have been linked with high-profile players since the Italian's arrival at Goodison Park with James Rodriguez amongst the names being mentioned. Regardless, the Italian in no hurry to enter the market this January and has prioritized the FA Cup derby against Liverpool on Sunday, where he expects perfection from his team. "I didn't think about (transfers) until now," Ancelotti said. "Honestly before I want to check all of the players that we have here. "We don't have a lot of time because we have a lot of games but I have an idea now and every day I will get to know my players better. "If there is any possibility the club is happy to try to i...
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Carlo Ancelotti agrees deal to become new Everton manager

A report from Sky Sports suggests that former Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti will be returning to football management in England after agreeing a deal to become the next Everton manager. The report suggests that negotiations between the Italian manager and the Merseyside club progressed well after he arrived at the club earlier on Monday. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Over 1.5 Goals predictions for today BTTS Tips for today The announcement of his appointment is expected to be announced before Wednesday's Carabao Cup quarter-final game against Leicester. The Italian will be assuming the managerial helm at Goodison Park after the dismissal of Marco Silva some weeks ago.
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Napoli sack Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti has been relieved of his duties as Napoli boss amid links to Premier League outfits Everton and Arsenal. The former PSG boss lost the job a few hours after Napoli sealed a place in the UEFA Champions League Knockout stages with a 4 nil win against Genk at home. He revealed after the game that talks about his future at the club will be held with president Aurelio De Laurentiis on Wednesday so that the best decision for the club can be taken. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Over 1.5 Goals predictions for today BTTS Tips for today However, this was not the case, as the Serie A outfit announced that they had parted ways with Ancelotti on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, Napoli had not won in nine domestic attempts before the win ...
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Referees would be peeling potatoes without us – De Laurentiis fumes after Ancelotti sending off

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has launched a scathing attack on Referee Pino Giacomelli for sending off manager Carlo Ancelotti in the 2 all draw against Atalanta in the Serie A on Wednesday. The home side were furious after they were denied a supposed late penalty for Simon Kjaer's challenge on Fernando Llorente. However, as they debated, Atalanta went straight down the other end of the pitch and equalized through Josip Ilicic. The penalty incident was reviewed by VAR, but the goal stood after a lengthy stoppage and this frustrated the home side the more, including the coaching personnel. As the arguments raged, Carlo Ancelotti and his assistant, son Davide, were sent off while Lorenzo Insigne was booked for protesting. After the game, De Laurentiis didn't hold back on h...