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The Life of Carlo: Mia San Mia

Started on 10 November 2014 by Verdinho
Latest Reply on 14 August 2015 by joncs23
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What an awesome twist!! Please go to Bayern, I think that would be the most Ancelotti-level move in a league he's never managed in. Atlético would have a very cool dynamic as well, if you want it! :D
Go to Arsenal or Inter.
October 2015


Bayern Munich has appointed former Real Madrid and AC Milan boss Carlo Ancelotti as their new manager, replacing his compatriot Massimiliano Allegri.

The Bavarians had started the new season poorly, having dropped to 3rd place under Pep Guardiola the previous campaign, and now turn to Ancelotti to return domestic success back to the Allianz Arena.

Ancelotti had been pursued by Bayern Munich to replace Guardiola in the summer, but a contract renewal saw him stay at Real Madrid before his resignation.

The Italian is excited by the prospect of managing in the German Bundesliga, having had relative success in the Barclays Premier League, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A throughout his career.

“This is a very nice moment for me because I have the chance to test myself in a new league. Bayern Munich are a fantastic club, but the fact that this team has had difficulties in the past year shows just how strong the Bundesliga is.

“My goal is simply to win the title here at Bayern. We’ve started slowly, but we have a marvelous squad and I’m confident we can go on to have a fantastic season.”

Ancelotti explained briefly his perception of Bayern’s previous interest in him, but managed to dodge questions relating to the transfer of Edinson Cavani to Real Madrid.

“As far as I’m aware, I was just one of the candidates Bayern were looking at a couple of months ago, but my intention was always to stay in Spain with Madrid.

“Things change in football, and after signing a contract with Real Madrid, I’m here, today, as the new manager of Bayern Munich. I did the best I could with Real Madrid and felt a change would benefit me, so that’s why I left. That’s all I’ve got to say on my decision.”

This happens to be the second time Ancelotti has moved following the transfer of Cavani to his club, switching Paris Saint-Germain for Real Madrid in the summer of 2013 when the Parisians signed the Uruguayan for £55 million from Napoli.
Good luck at Bayern... Such harsh challenging clubs in your career so far ;)
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9 yearsEdited

Bayern Munich Squad 2015/2016


1. Manuel Neuer, 14. Alexander Stephan, 23. Pepe Reina


2. Rafael Da Silva, 5. Mehdi Benatia, 13. Rafinha, 17. Jerome Boateng, 18. Juan Bernat, 21. Philip Lahm, 27. David Alaba, 28. Marc-Oliver Kempf


3. Xabi Alonso, 6. Thiago Alcantara, 7. Franck Ribery, 8. Javi Martinez, 11. Mario Götze, 15. Kevin Volland, 16. Gianluca Gaudino, 20. Sebastian Rode, 31. Bastian Schweinsteiger, 34 Pierre-Emile Højbjerg


9. Robert Lewandowski, 10. Andre Schürrle, 30. Donis Avdijaj



Kevin VollandHoffenheim - £23,000,000
Andre SchürrleChelsea - £13,000,000
Donis AvdijajSchalke 04 - £11,500,000
Marc-Oliver KempfFreiburg - £6,500,000
Alexander StephanFC Nurnberg - £110,000


Xherdan ShaqiriBorussia Dortmund - £15,750,000
Holger BadstuberParis Saint-Germain - £13,750,000
Arjen RobbenJuventus - £7,500,000
DanteReal Madrid - £2,500,000
Jan KirchhoffStuttgart - £2,300,000
Donis AvdijajGladbach - Loan
Julian GreenMainz - Loan
Claudio Pizarro – Released
Tom Starke – Released

P.S. I bought/sold none of these, in case anybody is confused. I've joined Bayern at the end of September. League table shall be included in next monthly update!
Bring Gianluca Gaudino up from the youths to play in Cup Games! Hes unbelievable in the futurez
What a story so far, keep it up! And good luck at Bayern!
Good luck at Bayern Paddy!
oooh, nice switch! good luck at Bayern!
Bayern have got a fantastic squad, still wondering how they finished third.
Icarus - I certainly shall. Gaudino, Hojbjerg, Avdijaj & Green (Latter two loaned out) all look very promising, in particular the first two.

NVDTahir - Much appreciated! :D

Josh_MU & TodayAtTomorrow - Danke!

mo_123 - Fantastic depth, better than Madrid's in certain departments, so I'd be surprised if they had finished 2nd, let alone third. It's actually very hard to pick a concrete preferred eleven, unlike Real Madrid.
Extremely strong squad, you better give my Danish lad Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg a fair shot in the first team ;)
Neal - I sure will!


Current Arsenal boss Pep Guardiola has praised his former assistant manager, Domenec Torrent, for the good work he’s produced during Bayern Munich’s search for a new manager.

The Bavarians sacked Massimiliano Allegri halfway through the month of September and took a total of two weeks to appoint their eventual new manager, Carlo Ancelotti.

Throughout Bayern’s negotiations, Torrent won four out of the four games he was in charge for, taking the Germans from 6th to 2nd in the Bundesliga behind Bayer Leverkusen.

Guardiola acknowledges that if Bayern are to be victorious this season, they must thank Torrent for steadying the ship before Ancelotti’s arrival.

“With the utmost respect I have for Ancelotti, Torrent has made things a lot easier for him to commence his reign at Bayern Munich,” said Guardiola.

“His tactical intellect is world class and the results he achieved mirrored that. I know that Paul Clement at Real Madrid is thinking about becoming a manager soon, so he's stayed there, but it’s no wonder Ancelotti hasn’t looked elsewhere for another number two. Torrent is exceptional and Bayern are lucky to still have him.

Guardiola and Torrent worked together during their time at Barcelona in 2008, linking up again in 2013 when the Barcelona legend landed the Bayern Munich job.

Torrent and Guardiola went their separate ways at the end of the season, however, as Bayern’s assistant manager was offered a new deal to stay in Germany, rather than following Guardiola out.
An interesting twist in the story. I did expect you to carry on with Madrid for a little longer but I do welcome the change of venture. Good luck for the upcoming season.

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