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The 60-year-old released a statement after being sacked by Napoli.
I would like to personally thank the Club, its employees, my players, my staff and the president for the opportunity to live an unforgettable experience in a wonderful city such as Naples.— Carlo Ancelotti (@MrAncelotti) December 11, 2019
The Blues spent an afternoon spreading festive cheer at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. [RBM]
Lucas Digne is probable to start against Manchester United on Sunday.
Lucas Digne limped out of #EFC's win over Chelsea but told he has more than a fighting chance of making United game. Initial indications suggest no serious issues. Now a race to be fit for Old Trafford— Patrick Boyland (@Paddy_Boyland) December 11, 2019
And the club have confirmed that Big Dunc is set to take the reins again.
| Duncan Ferguson will remain as caretaker manager for this weekend's game at @ManUtd. #EFC pic.twitter.com/eMspqZqySJ— Everton (@Everton) December 11, 2019
“I’m glad Everton is interested in Jorge Jesus. It is a sign that I was right to bring him (to the club),” says Flamengo vice president Marcos Braz. [HITC]
Yerry Mina talks about how he’s aiming to improve after an injury-plagued first season with the club. [Echo]
“On January 2 I will be here, starting the pre-season with River. I do not want to generate more uncertainty and I never doubted my continuity. My year begins here and my desire is to continue,” says linked manager Marcelo Gallardo. [RBM]
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UEFA Europa League action is back! Plenty of good matchups in store.
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