Carlo Ancelotti named new manager of Premier League side Everton

Carlo Ancelotti named new manager of Premier League side Everton

- Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed as the new coach of EPL side Everton

- He will take charge of the club after their Premier League game against Arsenal

- Everton are currently occupying 16th position on the Premier League standings

Premier League side Everton have finally named former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti as their new coach following the exit of ex boss Marco Silva.

Carlo Ancelotti has signed a deal which will run until the year 2024 at Goodison Park and will take over from caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson after EPL tie against Arsenal.

His appointment is a major coup for Everton who sit 16th in the Premier League table and are three points above the relegation zone.

Ancelotti won the Premier League, FA Cup and Community Shield during his spell at Chelsea between 2009 and 2011.

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He has won the Champions League title twice in his coaching career winning it two times with AC Milan and once with Real Madrid.

“This is a great club with a rich history and a very passionate fan base. There is a clear vision from the Owner and the Board to deliver success and trophies.

''That is something that appeals to me as a manager and I am thrilled at the prospect of being able to work with everybody at the Club to help make that vision a reality,''. Ancelotti explained in an official statement.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Alex Iwobi says he left Arsenal for Everton because he is looking to shake off the youngster tag and make a name for himself at Goodison Park.

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The 23-year-old had a 15-year spell with the Gunners from his academy days and went on to make 149 senior appearances for the club, scoring 15 times.

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