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Carlo Ancelotti sacked by Bayern Munich after shocking start to the season

Bundesliga giants are looking at Willy Sagnol and Julian Nagelsmann as the man to replace the struggling Italian manager

Carlo Ancelotti has left Bayern Munich following a terrible start to the season.

The Bundesliga giants are sitting third in the German top flight, following their atrocious pre-season.


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Carlo Ancelotti is set to be sacked by Bayern Munich on Thursday

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Carlo Ancelotti is set to be sacked by Bayern Munich on Thursday

On top of that, the Munich club were on the receiving end of a 3-0 humiliation at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Bayern looked in trouble this summer, as they lost to Arsenal, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Liverpool and Napoli in pre-season.

However, that form has leaked into the season proper, as Ancelotti has paid the price for the club’s failings, in just his second season in Germany.

Bayern Munich were thumped 3-0 by PSG on Wednesday

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Bayern Munich were thumped 3-0 by PSG on Wednesday

Despite four wins from their first six Bundesliga games, they slipped to a 2-0 defeat to fellow title-chasers Hoffenheim and most recently drew 1-1 with Wolfsburg.

In Europe, they followed their 3-0 win over Anderlecht – who were also thumped 3-0 by Celtic this week – with the big loss at the hands of PSG.

Following the defeat, Arjen Robben all but confirmed he would NOT get behind Ancelotti.

Carlo Ancelotti was only just starting his second season at Bayern Munich

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Carlo Ancelotti was only just starting his second season at Bayern Munich

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Having been asked if he would back the Italian, Robben claimed: “I will not answer that. It was a painful defeat, we can talk about this.

“When it is a game as big as this, you never want to lose.

“I’m now in my ninth season with Bayern, this is something I am not accustomed to. But it’s part of football.”

Now, reports in Germany suggest Ancelotti has been sacked by Bayern, as they look at Hoffenheim’s 30-year-old chief Julian Nagelsmann.

However, club legend Willy Sagnol could be the man to take over the Allianz Arena, as reports in Germany claim the club are considering a move.