Real Madrid appoints Ancelotti as manager

Updated: June 25, 2013


Real Madrid have appointed former Paris-Saint
Germain manager Carlo Ancelotti to the same position, the club confirmed on

Ancelotti joins Real Madrid on a three-year contract after leaving PSG, where
he helped the club from the French capital claim its first Ligue 1 title since

Ancelotti takes over at the Bernabeu for Jose Mourinho, who departed after the
season to return to Chelsea.

Ancelotti, 54, has won league titles in England, France and Italy and Real
Madrid will be hoping he can elevate the club above current Spanish champions
Barcelona as well as deliver their first Champions League crown since 2002.