Coach wants Real Madrid return

Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that he is open to a return to his form side, Real Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti

With Rafa Benitez's future at Real Madrid uncertain, former coach Carlo Ancelotti has spoken of his wish to return to the side next season.

Real Madrid were whitewashed athome by Barcelona which has prompted reports that Benitez's time at the club is up.

Ancelotti was sacked last season after he finished the season without a trophy and  and in an interview with , on the Radio anch'io Sport show, the Italian manager says he would love to go back to Real Madrid or any of his former clubs like Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.

"Rejoin Real Madrid next season? Why not? I'd also go back to PSG or Chelsea. I felt good at each of those clubs", the Italian stated.

"I've said before that I want to wait until the end of the season before I take my next coaching job and I won't change my mind.

"I've already turned down some clubs."

Real Madrid have called a press conference for later today which many think is to announce the sack of Benitez but Ancelotti defended the Spanish manager.

"People used to say the same thing about me, that I selected my team based on what Florentino Pérez told me. Every coach picks the line-up they feel is right", Ancelotti said.

Benitez according to reports have fallen out with some of his senior players including Cristiano Ronaldo, but Ancelotti isn't sure of these reports.

"I spoke to Cristiano Ronaldo a week ago and he didn't mention anything about having a bad relationship with Benítez", Ancelotti insisted.

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