“Brazil wants me”, confirms Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid)

Coveted for several weeks, Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed this Saturday at a press conference that the Brazilian national team approached him to become the future coach of the Auriverdes. Before the match against Valladolid on Sunday (4:15 p.m.) for the 27th day of La Liga, the former PSG coach said he was honored by the interest shown by the Seleção while recalling that he is still linked to the Madrid club: ” The reality is that the Brazilian national team wants me, and that flatters me, that delights me. But you have to respect the current contract (which expires in June 2024, editor’s note)a contract that I wish to honor until the end. »

No Brazil before 2024 according to the Italian tactician who nevertheless affirmed that he would be cheerful at the idea of ​​talking to the president of the Brazilian selection, Ednaldo Rodrigues: “ I have a contract, I want to honor it, because I like this club and this team. And everything that happens after with my contract is the future, and nobody knows the future. I do not know him (Ednaldo Rodrigues)but if he wants to talk to me, I will meet him with pleasure “, he said.

A second consecutive Champions League in the sights

Back on the Real Madrid bench since June 1, 2021, the 63-year-old coach is in no hurry and wants to stay with the Merengues as long as he can: ” It doesn’t surprise me that there are such rumors, and it doesn’t worry me. It’s pretty clear: I will stay here as long as Real Madrid allows me to continue here. I feel a lot of support from the president, the supporters and the players, the atmosphere is very calm around me, and I too am very calm. Now we have two and a half months to try to win titless”. Dropped in La Liga, the reigning European champion is still in contention in the Champions League and will face Chelsea in the quarter-finals.



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