Madrid Press: Cannavaro set to be Ancelotti’s assistant

Madrid Press: Cannavaro set to be Ancelotti’s assistant


There is plenty of speculation n the Madrid press this morning about the managerial change at the Bernabeu in the coming weeks.

According to Marca, odds on favourite for the job Carlo Ancelotti has asked World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro to be his assistant.

The Italian is already well known by the Real Madrid fanbase as he enjoyed a successful spell in the Spanish capital between 2006 and 2009.

Both Marca and As run stories on a meeting between club president Florentino Perez and Zinedine Zidane over the Frenchman’s role at the club. As claimed the pair were in talks for more than two hours, and that as well as Zidane’s future role, they also discussed summer signings – and that of Gareth Bale in particular.

Elsewhere, Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez has been speaking about his season and how pleased he is with his form since he arrived at the Bernabeu.

He said: “Every minute at Real Madrid is golden and I want to make the most of every chance I have to play”