FC Bayern München have confirmed that Italian born coach, Carlo Ancelotti will succeed Pep Guardiola at the end of his contract, after the Spaniard insisted he will not be extending his contract with the German bundesliga side .
Ancelotti will be offered a three year contract starting from 1 July 2016 until the summer of 2019, and the club have disclosed that his wealth of experience everywhere he has managed earned him the job.
FC Bayern München chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge commented: “We are grateful to Pep Guardiola for everything he has given our club since 2013. I am convinced that Pep and our team will now work even more intensively towards achieving our major sporting goals – especially as it is now confirmed that Pep is to leave FC Bayern.”
“Carlo Ancelotti has enjoyed success everywhere as a coach and has won the Champions League three times,” continued Rummenigge. “Carlo is a calm, balanced expert, who knows how to deal with stars and favours a multifaceted style of play – we were looking for this, and we have found it. We are looking forward to working with him.”
Carlo Ancelotti commented: “I am very honoured that I will be coach of the great club FC Bayern from next season.”