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Ancelotti to stay

Updated: 2013-04-14 08:04
( China Daily)

Ancelotti to stay

Carlo Ancelotti says he wants to stay at Ligue 1 leader Paris St. Germain next season as the club close in on its first French league title since 1994.

"I have decided that I want to stay," Ancelotti, whose contract ends in June but is due to be automatically renewed for one year if the club finishes in the top three, told a media conference on Friday.

"Things are very clear. The work I have been doing will be judged at the end of the season. If everybody is happy I will be happy to stay. Then we will be able to extend the adventure here."

Last month, club President Nasser al Khelaifi said he wished Ancelotti and sports director Leonardo would stay next season.

Ancelotti took over from Antoine Kombouare in December 2011 as PSG finished second in the top flight last season.

This term it has 64 points with seven games left and leads Olympique Marseille by seven points. PSG also reached the Champions League quarterfinals but was eliminated by favorite Barcelona 3-3 on aggregate.


(China Daily 04/14/2013 page7)

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