Ancelotti Tips Arsenal To Win League, Backs Mourinho

Ancelotti Tips Arsenal To Win League, Backs Mourinho

The former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelloti has reacted to Chelsea’s poor start to the Premier League season under Coach Jose Mourinho.


The League holders fell to their fifth defeat in their opening 10 league fixtures at the hands of West Ham on Saturday, October 24 and it was yet another bad day for Mourinho as he was sent to the stands at the stroke of half time.

However, Carlo Ancelotti has backed Jose Mourinho to get his team back on track, saying he is the “right man” at Chelsea.

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Ancelotti however tipped Arsenal to win the Premier League title this season as he believes Manchester City have the most complete squad in the top-flight, but thinks their inconsistency might plague them.

Ancelotti Tips Arsenal To Win League, Backs Mourinho
Carlo Ancelotti

He told La Gazzetta dello Sport: “I didn’t expect this crisis, but I do understand the reasons behind these problems. I think they are feeling sated.

"Last year they won by a mile, now they are more relaxed. Don’t worry, Mourinho will sort it out. He is the right man.

“Manchester City are the most complete squad in the Premier League, but every now and then they go off piste. They are not 100 per cent reliable.

“I’d watch out for Arsenal Arsene Wenger did well to change their system, so he waits and counters to get the best out of the pace of Theo Walcott and Alexis Sanchez.”

Ancelotti Tips Arsenal To Win League, Backs Mourinho
Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho

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Meanwhile, David Gold, West Ham co-chairman ridiculed the “Special one” after his team fell to another defeat at Upton Park.

Gold posted a picture of Mourinho walking past a group of young West Ham mascots, with the caption: "OK - who would like to play for Chelsea next week?"

Chelsea has picked up just three victories so far in the campaign and already look to be out of the race to win the league this season.


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