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Breaking news – Ancelotti sacked by Napoli

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News is just in, Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked by Napoli.

Carlo Ancelotti has been relieved of his duties at Serie A side Napoli, t

The news comes only hours after his side’s demolition of Genk.

Ancelotti’s side had to win today to make it through the group stages.

The early rumors were that a win would keep him his job and a defeat would cost him.

However, there was also talk Ancelotti wants out of Napoli and would like a move to Arsenal.

Whatever the rumors were his side won and convincingly too, 4-0.

A victory that secured passage to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League.

However, it wasn’t enough.

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis and Ancelotti have apparently had a fractured relationship of late.

A scenario that may have been the deciding factor in tonight’s decision, although the club’s statement insinuates otherwise.

Gennaro Gattuso is favorite to succeed Ancelotti, awhile the odds of the former Chelsea boss taking over at Arsenal are likely to be cut too.