Carlo Ancelotti asks to leave PSG for Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo says coach Carlo
Ancelotti has asked to leave to join Real Madrid.
Ancelotti had a meeting to discuss his future with club
President Nasser Al-Khelaifi and Leonardo on Sunday.
Leonardo tells French sports newspaper L’Equipe: ”Carlo asked
to leave for Madrid, but we want him to stay. There was no firm
decision; we listened to Carlo. We have to consider everything for
He adds that ”the priority is still that he remains with us. We
have never contacted other managers.”
Earlier this week, Al-Khelaifi said he rebuffed a request from
Madrid’s sporting director for Ancelotti.
Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is expected to leave at the end of
Ancelotti steered PSG to its first French league title since
1994 last week.