Real Madrid Superstar Vinicius Junior Fuels Carlo Ancelotti to Brazil Rumours

Real Madrid Superstar Vinicius Junior Fuels Carlo Ancelotti to Brazil Rumours

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  • Vinicius Junior believes Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti will make the move to international coaching
  • The veteran Italian manager has been heavily linked with the vacant national team position at Brazil
  • The Selecao are yet to announce a manager for the national team since Tite left after the World Cup

Vinicius Junior is feeling excited about the prospect of working with Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti with the Brazilian national team in the future.

Following the departure of Tite after the South Americans' heartbreaking World Cup exit, Ancelotti has been linked with the vacant managerial role despite still having a contract with the La Liga giants.

Carlo Ancelotti, Vinicius Junior, Real Madrid, Brazil, La Liga, Spain
Vinicius Junior has enjoyed a good relationship with Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid and believes the Italian wants to become the next Brazil coach. Photo by Soccrates Images.
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According to Madrid Universal, Vinicius has risen to prominence under Ancelotti’s guidance at Real Madrid. The forward has now revealed the veteran manager is interested in becoming Brazil’s next manager.

Fellow Los Blancos star, Rodrygo earlier revealed he would love the Italian to take over as the national team manager after showing his admiration for the coach.

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Ancelotti has been widely tipped to leave Real Madrid at the end of the season and perhaps an announcement on his future is not far off.

Ederson backs Ancelotti for job

Meanwhile, Manchester City goalkeeper, Ederson also believes Ancelotti will most likely be named as the next Brazil coach, Daily Mail reports.

The shot-stopper urged Brazil's FA to seal the move after revealing he had spoken to national teammates, Casemiro, Eder Militao, and Vin Junior.

All three of these stars have worked under Ancelotti at Real Madrid but the Italian manager has never managed at the international level.

Real Madrid shortlist Ancelotti’s replacement

Sports Brief also reported on Real Madrid beginning the search for Ancelotti’s replacement as Real Madrid manager, following the club’s recent slump in form under the veteran Italian.

Club president, Florentino Perez is leaving no stone unturned as he tries to arrest Los Blancos' poor run of results and will reportedly not mind a change in coaching if it is seen as needed.

It was reported Real Madrid have since shortlisted Castilla coach, Raul Gonzalez and former Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel as Ancelotti’s potential replacements in the club's hot seat.