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Ancelotti plans to take Napoli to the top

DUBLIN, IRELAND - AUGUST 04: S.S.C Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti during the international friendly game between Liverpool and Napoli at Aviva Stadium on August 4, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)
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The coach talked about what he expects from AC Milan in the first home match of the 2018-2019 Serie A season for his team

Carlo Ancelotti will debut at home with Napoli this Saturday when they host AC Milan.

“I hope to take Napoli on to the top of the Serie A podium,” the Coach told DAZN as reported by Football Italia.

“I first and foremost wanted to come back to Italy and to speak Italian again. Secondly, I was convinced by the club’s project.”

“This squad has a lot of quality and haven’t reached the top of the podium yet, but are very close. I hope with my experience and help to take them on that final step,” he said.

The first home game for the 2018-2019 Serie A season will see Ancelotti play against his old footballer Gennaro Gattuso.

“Rino is still the same in terms of character. You can tell from the way his team plays: focused, well-organized, solid, aggressive. Just like Gattuso as a player,” he commented.

“In some ways, I did expect him to become a Coach, in others I really didn’t. The key uniting all those who go into this line of work is passion and Gattuso formed his whole wonderful career on passion.”