Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed that he would like his new head coach Carlo Ancelotti to stay at the club for the next 10 years
The former AC Milan and Real Madrid manager was appointed as Maurizio Sarri’s replacement at Napoli last week after being out of work since September last year, when he was fired by Bayern Munich for their poor start to the season.
Meanwhile, Sarri left the Light Blues after leading them to a near title-victory in the Serie A against Juventus with Chelsea believed to have now approached him in regards to replacing Antonio Conte.
But the Italian tactician came under heavy criticism from De Laurentiis, as their title hopes faded, for failing to rotate the squad enough in the final weeks of their campaign.
But, speaking at the Football Leader convention about Ancelotti’s appointment, De Laurentiis revealed that Sarri’s indecisiveness was the main factor behind his decision to sign a new manager at Napoli.
”Sarri? At a certain point, I told the press that time had run out. I’m responsible for a very important club, I couldn’t keep waiting for other people’s decisions. I then decided to bring Carlo Ancelotti to Napoli, I already started working with him,” said the president, according to GianlucaDiMarzio.
“I hope Ancelotti stays with us for another ten years, but I always must think of what’s best for the club, I’ll always make moves with that objectivity in mind and I won’t be swayed by enthusiasm. Don’t worry, with Carletto we’ll do what we are supposed to”
After signing a three-year contract at Napoli, Ancelotti has immediately set himself the aim 0f ending Napoli’s 28-year wait for the Serie A crown