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‘Big possibility’ – Ederson drops hint on identity of Brazil’s next manager

Ederson at Man City
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The five-time world champions are still without a manager following Tite’s departure at the end of the 2022 World Cup.

There is a ‘big possibility’ Carlo Ancelotti will replace Tite as the next Brazil manager, according to goalkeeper Ederson.

Last month, Ancelotti denied claims of a rumored agreement with the Brazilian Football Confederation to take charge of the national team. The 63-year-old Italian currently coaches Real Madrid. His contract at the Spanish club runs until June 2024.

“I was discussing this with Casemiro, Vinicius Junior, [Eder] Militao. There is a big possibility that he comes,” Ederson said in a press conference.

‘Just look at Ancelotti’s CV’

In a 28-year coaching career, Ancelotti has led some of the biggest clubs in Europe. He has won 25 trophies to date, including four Champions League titles.

“Just look at his CV. We will know shortly whether he will be here or not,” Manchester City star Ederson added.

“I hope we can have a new coach quickly. I feel the anticipation too because there’s too much speculation. Is it a Brazilian or a foreign coach? We are also living that phase of anxiety.”

Under-20 Brazil coach Ramon Menezes is in charge of Saturday’s friendly with 2022 World Cup semi-finalists Morocco in Tangier.