Friday February 25 2011
Ancelotti: Roma remain just a dream

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti insists he is committed to his job at Stamford Bridge and wishes Vincenzo Montella all the best at Roma.

The 51-year-old has never made any secret of his desire to coach Roma in the future.

He spent eight years with the club as a player and won a historic Scudetto under Nils Liedholm.

Claudio Ranieri's resignation and the appointment of Montella on an interim basis has naturally led to speculation that Ancelotti will leave Chelsea and take charge of Roma at the end of the season.

However, Carletto claims he still has unfinished business in England.

Speaking to La Repubblica, Ancelotti said: "I count on staying where I am.

"I am still Italian. But I appreciate the English, even if at times their Press exaggerates things, like in the case of Rino Gattuso.

"I am thinking about the Champions League and fourth place at the minimum in the Premier League. I have drummed it into the team: think about the Final at Wembley. I am working a lot.

"I will return to coach in Italy. But when, I really don't know. Meanwhile, I send my best wishes to Montella. I think I still have some bonuses to earn in England."

Asked if he would ever be interested in coaching Italy, Ancelotti replied: "They are doing well with Cesare Prandelli

"After 2014 maybe…"

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