- Carlo Ancelotti house has been burgled by suspected masked gang in his Merseyside home
- The Everton manager was not present but his daughter Katia discovered the burglars
- It is understood that burglars carted away with a safe and the police have appealed for useful information
Carlo Ancelotti's house at the Merseyside was burgled by robbers and carted away with a safe, Daily Mail.
The Everton boss was not at home during the incident occurred but his 36-year-old daughter Katia saw the burglars and raised an alarm.
The Police were called around 6:35pm and the men involved in the were understood to be wearing black waterproof clothing and black balaclavas.
The Merseyside police have since released a statement:
"We are appealing for information after a safe was stolen in a burglary in Crosby on Friday evening (12 February).
"We were called at 6.35pm to a report two males had entered a property on Hall Road East at around 6.30pm.
"The offenders were described as wearing black waterproof clothing, possibly with white writing on, and black balaclavas.
"The occupants of the house were unharmed."
Everton who have two Premier League games at hand will host Fulham at Goodison Park on Sunday, 14 February, 2020.
The Toffees knocked Tottenham out of the FA Cup in the 5th Round in a nine-goal thriller and will face even a tougher test in the quarter-finals against Manchester City.
Ancelotti's men salvaged a 3-3 draw against Man United at Old Trafford courtesy of a late goal from Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Carlo Ancelotti is one of the most traveled and successful managers in the history of football till date.
The Everton boss was tensed all through his team's 5-4 win over Tottenham in the 5th Round of the FA Cup.
The match went into extra time at 4-4 and substitute Bernard scored a 97th-minute winner but Ancelotti's reaction on the bench did not look as if he was moved.
The entire coaching staff including his assistant Duncan Ferguson jumped for joy but the 61-year-old was just sipping his cup of coffee to enjoy the moment.
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