Napoli ‘enter talks with Gennaro Gattuso amid claims Carlo Ancelotti could be sacked soon’ 

Napoli ‘enter talks with Gennaro Gattuso amid claims Carlo Ancelotti could be sacked soon’

  • Napoli have reportedly entered talks with ex-AC Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso
  • Reports indicate that Napoli could sack current boss Carlo Ancelotti next week
  • Napoli are seventh in Serie A and haven’t won in eight games in all competitions 

Napoli have reportedly entered talks with former AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso amidst claims that Carlo Ancelotti could be sacked next week.

Ancelotti’s side have gone eight games without a victory across all competitions and there have been suggestions that he could be dismissed after the Champions League game at home to Genk on December 10.

As reported by Football Italia, Gattuso is the leading candidate to take over if Ancelotti is sacked.

Napoli have reportedly held talks with Gennaro Gattuso over him becoming their manager

There have been major problems behind the scenes at Napoli, with owner Aurelio De Laurentiis threatening to take legal action against the club’s players before fining them for refusing to participate in a training camp.

Ancelotti is in his second season as Napoli manager. He guided the club to a second place finish in Serie A last campaign, but they are currently in seventh spot.

Reports indicate that Napoli could sack current manager Carlo Ancelotti as early as next week

Reports indicate that Napoli could sack current manager Carlo Ancelotti as early as next week

Gattuso hasn’t managed since his departure from Milan at the end of last season. He won 40 of his 83 games in charge, drawing 23 and losing 20.

Napoli are back in action on Saturday when they face Udinese away.   

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