Carlo Ancelotti is staying at Real Madrid, an announcement that has sent shockwaves through world football as the Italian manager has long been rumored to take over the Brazilian national team in June 2024.
Ancelotti will remain at Real Madrid until 2026, the Italian manager is now in his second stint at the Spanish giants and has won 10 titles at the club, including two UEFA Champions Leagues. Real Madrid released a formal statement where the club said the new contract runs until June 30, 2026.
Carlo Ancelotti was reportedly set to take over Brazil ahead of the Copa America, but the former AC Milan manager said no deal had been signed and distanced himself from the rumors that once sparked his interest in recent months.
Carlo Ancelotti appeared to be the main candidate for the Brazilian national team, the federation’s desire to have a foreign manager seems to have hit a wall and made the Brazilian national team’s poor year even worse.