Carlo Ancelotti

Champions League set to expose widening gulf

Thirty years after the dawn of the modern Champions League, the group stage of this season's competition kicks off this week in the penultimate year in its current format, as Real Madrid begin their defence of the trophy.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

‘What happened last year will happen again’

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti is optimistic about the Spanish club's chances of winning back-to-back Champions League titles even though bookmakers have not picked them among the top-four favourites.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Champions League set to expose widening gulf

Thirty years after the dawn of the modern Champions League, the group stage of this season's competition kicks off this week in the penultimate year in its current format, as Real Madrid begin their defence of the trophy.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Ancelotti hails 'immortal' Modric

Carlo Ancelotti described Luka Modric as "immortal" after his outstanding display in Real Madrid's 4-1 LaLiga win over Celta Vigo on Saturday.

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Benzema headlines UEFA awards shortlist

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema and Thibaut Courtois and Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne are in the running for UEFA's 2021-22 men's player of the year award after topping a 15-player shortlist, European soccer's governing body said on Friday.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

‘Maximum excitement’ awaits as El Clasico set to light up Vegas

Real Madrid begin their pre-season with a friendly El Clasico against arch-rivals Barcelona FC at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, USA on Sunday.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Never an exhibition: Real, Barca set to clash in pre-season Clasico

Barcelona take on Real Madrid in a pre-season Clasico friendly in Las Vegas on Saturday that promises to offer a glimpse into the future of the Spanish giants' iconic rivalry.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Real Madrid can achieve 'the maximum' by winning Champions League

Carlo Ancelotti said Real Madrid are close to achieving "the maximum" this season as they look to beat Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday and complete a European-Spanish double.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Ancelotti 'respects' Mbappe decision

Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday he "respects" Kylian Mbappe's decision to stay at Paris Saint-Germain but insisted Real Madrid's players are fully focused on the Champions League final.

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

Ancelotti ready ‘to take risks’ to tackle Guardiola's City

Carlo Ancelotti admitted on Tuesday that Real Madrid will have to gamble if they are to come from behind to beat Manchester City in the semi-final of the Champions League.

September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017

Veratti used Barca for new deal, says Ancelotti

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti says that PSG and Italy midfielder Marco Veratti used Barca transfer speculations to try and get an improved contract.