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Desperate Seedorf will be supporting Real Madrid this Saturday

The future of AC Milan boss Clarence Seedorf could depend on Real Madrid lifting the Champions League trophy on Saturday.

It is being suggested by the Italian press that AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf will be cheering on Real Madrid against city rivals Atletico in the Champions League final.

Seedorf's maiden coaching job hangs by a thread after a disappointing campaign with Milan, who fell short of qualifying for next season's Europa League.

The Dutchman was playing for Brazilian side Botafogo when he received the call to take on his first coaching job, replacing Massimiliano Allegri on the Milan bench.

The season had already gone awry for Milan, who had no chance of a Scudetto challenge and were losing sight of the Champions League qualification places.

But while there were some bright moments, Seedorf on the whole failed to make any great impression and it is widely believed that he will be sacked this summer.

However, it has been reported in Italy that Milan are dreaming of bringing back Carlo Ancelotti, who won the Champions League for them in 2003 and 2007.

While a move seems unlikely, some Italian media sources suggest that Ancelotti needs to win the Champions League to satisfy his bosses at Real Madrid having lost out on La Liga.

The line between a successful season and a failure can be very fine and if Ancelotti doesn't win the coveted Champions League then his position in Madrid could be unsafe.

Seedorf, therefore, has every reason to hope Ancelotti triumphs and remains wanted at Real to prevent Milan stepping in.

Even if Ancelotti doesn't return to Milan, Seedorf could still be replaced by youth boss Pippo Inzaghi or former Roma man Luciano Spalletti.

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