Real Madrid's drawn-out chase of Carlo Ancelotti finally came to an end on Tuesday when the club announced the Italian has been appointed as coach of the Spanish giants for the next three years.
Carlo Ancelotti before the English Premier League football match between Bolton Wanderers and Chelsea on October 31, 2009. Real Marid have confirmed that Ancelotti has been appointed as their new coach.
Ancelotti succeeds Jose Mourinho after the Chelsea boss' fiery three-year spell in charge of the nine-times European champions ended without a major trophy last season and president Florentino Perez seems to have deliberately targeted Ancelotti's less confrontational persona to help Madrid return to winning ways.
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