Former Chelsea boss "sorry" for David Moyes

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti was asked about the situation at Manchester United.

Real Madrid have gone through ten head coaches in ten seasons in what is a managerial situation that has been in a stark contrast to the stability at Manchester United, however, the Old Trafford outfit recently parted company with Sir Alex Ferguson's "Chosen One" successor David Moyes and Real boss Carl Ancelotti was asked for his thoughts during a recent media address.

"I'm sorry for David Moyes and am a bit surprised," commented Ancelotti, 54, who won a Premier League and FA Cup double with Chelsea in 2010.

Following an eight month spell that has been disastrous compared to the club's results that banked them a league title last season, United terminated Moyes' contract after an 11th loss in the division that was sustained at Goodison Park on Sunday, April 20.

"United do not usually do that," Ancelotti added. "After 27 years of Ferguson that wasn't to be expected but this is the life of a football manager."

The Italian, who has won titles in three different countries (Italy, England and France), could be on course to add a fourth as his club trail Atletico Madrid by three points should Real win their game in hand.

Ancelotti has been named as a potential candidate to succeed Moyes.

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