“The Brazilian national team wants me”, confirms Ancelotti

Vinicius and Carlo Ancelotti, soon reunited in selection? JUAN MEDINA / PANORAMIC

The Italian coach of Real Madrid certifies the interest of the Seleção, without coach since the departure of Tite after the World Cup in Qatar.

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed at a press conference on Saturday that the Brazilian national team would like to enlist him as coach, but argued that “respect the current contract“, which he wishes “honor to the end».

«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“, swept Ancelotti in a press conference, before the match against Valladolid on Sunday (4:15 p.m.) for the 27th day of La Liga.

“No one knows the future”

«I have a contract, I want to honor it, because I like this club and this team. And whatever happens next with my contract is the future, and no one knows the future“, has slipped “Carletto“, Often cited in the Brazilian press as a potential future coach of the Seleçao, eliminated in the quarter-finals of the last World Cup in Qatar by Croatia (1-1 ap, 4-2 tab).

Ancelotti, however, claimed that he does not know the president of the Brazilian federation. “I don’t know him, but if he wants to talk to me, I’ll meet him with pleasure“, he said.

«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 titles“, Supported the Italian technician.

While he had said at the start of the season that he was going to stop his coaching career after this stint at Real Madrid, Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday that he would not repeat the same thing today. “No. We’ll see“, he cut.



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