Chelsea confirm new boss


Chelsea have confirmed Carlo Ancelotti as their new manager and the Italian has signed a three-year contract at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues revealed Ancelotti will take over from Guus Hiddink on July 1 after he left his job in charge of AC Milan.

A statement on Chelsea’s website read: Carlo was the outstanding candidate for the job. He has proved over a long period his ability to build teams that challenged for, and have been successful in, major domestic and European competitions.

“He also had a highly successful playing career in those competitions and therefore brings unparalleled all round experience to the job.”