It can be boastfully confirmed that Everton football club will be a world-class manager heavier for the remainder of the 2019-20 Premier League campaign and beyond. Carlo Ancelotti named as the new Toffee boss.
Carlo Ancelotti has been listed as the permanent manager of Everton and will be at the helm for the next four-and-half years, with his contract lasting till the year 2024. He watched on from the stands when Everton hosted Arsenal in a stalemate at Goodison Park.
The Italian and ex-Naples man will take charge of his new team on Boxing Day when they travel to Turf Moor for a clash against Burnley. This will be good first test for Ancelotti on his return to The Top Flight of England.
Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed Everton manager on a four-and-a-half-year deal. Ancelotti to be in stands for Everton vs Arsenal; Italian’s first game in charge against Burnley on Boxing Day.
The Italian will be in the stands at Goodison Park with the club’s owner Farhad Moshiri and chairman Bill Kenwright for Saturday’s lunchtime game against Arsenal, with Duncan Ferguson continuing his caretaker role.
Ancelotti will then meet his new players and start his new role from Sunday, with his first game in charge against Burnley on Boxing Day. Ferguson and Ancelotti’s son Davide will work as assistants to the 60-year-old. (via: Sky Sports)
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This is a huge, strong, and major sign of purpose shown by the Blues of Merseyside. They have tried to match their successful city neighbours, but have failed to come anywhere close to their success.
Managers that have tried since the departure of David Moyes back 2013 are Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman, and most recently sacked, Marco Silva. All were terrible failures, spending big and retrieving nothing in return.
it must be hard to watch on from Goodison Park and watch a team you hate religiously, fight for top honours year in and year out. Now, this shouldn’t be the case any longer. They have a manager who is of great pedigree and world-class ambitions.
He will certainly be fighting for a spot in the top four or top six. I can even go on in saying, he will challenge whoever for a Premier League title. This is how good this man is. So in essence, this is finally the move the Toffees have been waiting for, and most importantly… The English Premier League has just become so much more interesting.
This season we can expect…
Reaching the halfway mark of the current campaign, what exactly can we expect from the new man Ancelotti and his Toffees? They sit on 19 points and in 15th place after their home draw against Arsenal, played out directly after the announcement.
They face Burnley, Newcastle, and Man City in that order of arrival. With him at the helm, we could say six points are guaranteed points. But now they now too stand a huge chance of collecting points against the previous champions, Man City.
So because the Premier League is so tight and fiercely contested at the moment, European football is a realistic shout. The highest amount of points they can collect (if they were to go on a perfect run) would be 76 points.
The prospect of an extremely happy Goodison Park at the end of the season is looking real