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Carlo Ancelotti Wants A Return To Premier League

8:30 am, Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 13 Comments

The Victor Valdes story that Newcastle want to sign him started we assume because Newcastle lost a top goalkeeper for the season pn Saturday night and Victor Valdes is currently available from Manchester United.

Two and two equals five.

That logic could be applied to say that we could become interested in former Juventus, Milan, Chelsea, PSG and Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti, who is currently out of a job recovering from back surgery and he said yesterday in the Italian press that he wants to return to the Premier League when he is fit again – towards the end of the year.

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Carlo Ancelotti – wants a return to the Premier League

This is what Ancelotti told Corriere Dello Sport yesterday:

“I would like to go back to the Premier League. It is the ideal environment not for football, but for the ‘game’ around football.

“You can work there with the right amount of pressure and with the necessary detachment and calm. Before I retire, I’d like to have another experience in England.”

“Where will I go? Where they call me. I will talk, evaluate and then decide. Up until a few weeks ago, I was scared someone would call, but now the return is getting closer.”

“Unless something strange happens. I am ready to get back on the bike in January.”

We hope Steve McClaren can turn things around but if he cannot Newcastle could be wanting a new coach to come in towards the end of the year.

But even in those circumstances it´s  very unlikely that present day Newcastle would be interested in Ancelotti even if he was interested in joining Newcastle – which is very doubtful.

Carlo is too good for Newcastle and would want to join a club either in the Champions League or challenging for the Champions League and that´s not Newcastle.

Not these days.

And in any case Lee Charnley and company would want a coach to come in and work in the current environment that has been created over the last few years where a committee – currently the Newcastle Board – chooses the players coming into the club in the transfer market.

It´s a system that hasn´t worked but we seem to be sticking with it.

Maybe that’s why we are in trouble at the moment?

We were never linked with former Borrusia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp in the summer when he was available – except in the local press where there was some hope and ambition expressed before Steve McClaren was appointed – and we will not be linked with Carlo Ancelotti.

Newcastle seem to have lost their way this year.

Carlo Ancelotti has managed 970 games in his twenty year management career and the still fairly young 56 year-old has won 565 games for a win rate of 58.3% and has won the Champions League three times.

If we do have to bring ion another coach this season we have no idea who it would be – but it will not be Carlo Ancelotti.

Comments welcome.

Tags: Coaching · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

13 responses so far ↓

  • 1 optimistic prime // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:33 AM

    Is he a goalie?

  • 2 Jail for Ashley // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:34 AM

    “an organism which lives in or on another organism (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense”
    That clearly sums up the parasitic Mike Ashley and NUFC.

  • 3 firebug666 // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:34 AM



    Could we not just swap him for McClaren?

  • 4 firebug666 // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:35 AM




    A symbiote

    An organism in a symbiotic relationship. In cases in which a distinction is made between two interacting organisms, the symbiont is the smaller of the two and is always a beneficiary in the relationship, while the larger organism is the host and may or may not derive a benefit. See also host, parasite.

    Our Parasite said it himself:

    When asked what the relationship between Rangers, and Newcastle was with Sports Direct….

    “It is beneficial to Sports Direct”

    Only one benefactor “Sports Direct” Thefore he is a parasite.

  • 5 Jib // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:36 AM

    He’s preparing Roman to dump the chosen one.

  • 6 Jib // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:38 AM

    The club gets the benefit of a £146 million “soft” loan.

  • 7 optimistic prime // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:40 AM


    It would be pointless swapping him for Mclaren, the PARASITE is the problem at the club as we all know.

    I’m very interested in the jan window, after that it’ll be clear cut how much influence Mclaren actually has. I’m cutting him some slack, don’t ask me why as it just looks the same shit different patsy ATM.

  • 8 firebug666 // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:44 AM

    Jib @ 6

    Jib I always cut you a bit of slack because you are obviously mentally challenged.

    We had a debt of around £70 million when the parasite latched on to the club, he increased that debt to £150 million, due to his own incompetents.

    He has given nothing to this club, and insists it runs on what money it brings in, chuck in the free advertising and mechanising rights, and what you get is a parasite that takes and takes from the club.

    I understand how it must be fun for you living in that little world you have created for yourself, if only reality didn’t keep bleeding through eh!

  • 9 firebug666 // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:45 AM


    You are right, the massive changes simply meant “no change here”.

    Same old same old.

  • 10 Jib // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:48 AM

    I must be mentally challenged ?
    WTF are mechanising rights

  • 11 firebug666 // Oct 13, 2015 at 8:49 AM


    I rest my case, anyone would spot a typo and get the real meaning for it.

    You have failed the test AGAIN!

  • 12 peterk3 // Oct 13, 2015 at 1:25 PM

    This blog gets worse everyday. Ed makes up stupid headlines which are blatantly nonsense or have no relevance to true story’s about NUFC Get a grip Ed and report FACTS not stupid fiction.

  • 13 widowmagandapoke // Oct 13, 2015 at 1:30 PM

    It beats me how someone as supposedly astute as m ash prefers a naive clerk to buy players over the incumbent manager. Doesn’t’ makes sense.

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