Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has expressed his views on Carlo Ancelotti’s future, claiming he will still be at the La Liga side next season.
The experienced Italian has been touted as the perfect man to succeed David Moyes at Old Trafford after the Scot received his marching orders on Tuesday morning. However Calderon, who was the head man at the Bernabeu between 2006 and 2009, is a firm believer that the 54-year-old will honour his current contract with the Capital outfit.
"I believe Carlo Ancelotti will be with Real Madrid next season," he told talkSPORT. "He's got a contract. We don't know what's happening with Manchester United."
Calderon added, “It’s always a pity when you have to sack a coach...I had that problem with Fabio Capello. Sometimes you have to take those decisions though. Manchester United’s results have not been normal so it’s a decision they had to take.”
The manager in question is just one win away from guiding his side into their first Champions League final for over ten years. A 1-0 home victory over current holders Bayern Munich yesterday evening has given the club a fantastic chance of winning la Decima – a 10th European cup trophy.
Real also find themselves in the running for La Liga, just six points off the pace, with a game in hand. A strong end to the campaign could see them crowned champions of the Spanish top flight.
With Copa Del Rey success already in the bag, the treble is a distinct possibility for Ancelotti's side this campaign.