Carlo Ancelotti ‘eyes Arsenal job’ as only position to tempt him back into management this season

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CARLO ANCELOTTI will only be tempted to return to management this season if Arsenal come calling, according to reports.

Bayern Munich axed the Italian manager after Wednesday’s humiliating 3-0 Champions League defeat to Paris Saint-Germain.

 Carlo Ancelotti will reportedly only return to management this season if offered the Arsenal job

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Carlo Ancelotti will reportedly only return to management this season if offered the Arsenal job

 Arsene Wenger signed a new two-year contract at Arsenal in May

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Arsene Wenger signed a new two-year contract at Arsenal in May

AC Milan are said to be lining Ancelotti, 58, up for a sensational return to the club he led to two European titles in 2003 and 2007.

But Mediaset Premium claim he plans on snubbing that offer and taking the rest of the season off – unless he is offered Arsene Wenger’s job.

Wenger signed a two-year contract extension in May following a disastrous season in which fans were calling for his head.

Ancelotti won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2010 but was sacked the following season after leading them to second place, with Andre Villas-Boas replacing him.

Wenger insisted he will “never forget” the “disgraceful” criticism he faced last term.

He said: “I love this club and I am looking forward to the future with optimism and excitement.

 Carlo Ancelotti won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2010

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Carlo Ancelotti won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2010
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