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“A bit happier” – Carlo Ancelotti sends message to Everton fans after Champion League victory

Carlo Ancelotti has sent a message to Everton fans after Real Madrid defeated Liverpool in the final of the Champions League. 

His side clinched their 14th European Cup on Saturday night, with Vinicius Junior scoring the decisive goal against the Reds. 

The Italian was at the helm of affairs at Goodison Park for 18 months before he left for Madrid in controversial circumstances last summer. 

The Blues’ fans were unhappy with Ancelotti for abandoning them but the 61-year-old joked they will be happier with him now after his side defeated Liverpool in the Champions League final. 

He said (as per Liverpool Echo): “That’s right, I wasn’t expecting the offer. 

“Real Madrid had phoned about other things and then I was asked if I wanted to come back.

“You can’t say no to Real Madrid, it is impossible. Everton weren’t that happy of course.

“I think they are a bit happier now because we have won tonight.”

Everton fans can’t forgive Carlo Ancelotti 

Everton endured a very difficult Premier League season as they came to the brink of getting relegated to the Championship. 

They ultimately managed to retain their top-flight status after some impressive performances from the likes of Richarlison, Jordan Pickford, Anthony Gordon and Alex Iwobi. 

And while they were desperately trying to avoid the drop, their fierce rivals Liverpool were competing for Premier League and Champions League titles. 

It wasn’t a great sight for any Everton fan and so when they secured survival while the Reds missed out on both trophies, they certainly were very happy. 

However, it is unlikely that the supporters will forgive Carlo Ancelotti for betraying them, even though he has defeated their fierce rivals in the European Cup final. 

The Italian manager was signed by Farhad Moshiri to transform the fortunes of the club but he abandoned them at the first possible chance. 

He accepted the offer from Madrid whilst still being contracted at Goodison Park. 

Ancelotti has always spoken very highly of Everton but when Los Blancos came calling, he didn’t think twice about joining them. 

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that he used the Toffees as a stepping stone to land the job at Madrid, and no fan at Goodison Park can forgive him for that. 

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