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Carlo Ancelloti sues Everton in a London court

Real Madrid’s coach and Everton former manager Carlo Ancellotti is suing the Premier League club in a London high court.


Ancelotti, 64, was appointed Everton manager in December 2019, signing a four-and-a-half year contract but he quit after just 18 months in charge. He was then re-hired by Real Madrid on June 1 2021, who had previously taken charge of between 2013-15

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According to court records filed by Ancellotis’s lawyers late on Friday the legal suit relates to, ‘General commercial contracts and arrangements’. The matter is listed to be heard in a commercial court although no further details have been revealed since the lawyers declined to comment.

The move is the latest blow to Everton. The club has endured a series of financial struggles including the three- year effort to raise funds to complete their new stadium at Bramley- Moore Dock.

Three of their directors have left the club, and chairman Bill Kenwright is also on the verge of departing Goodison Park ,according to The Guardian.

The recent exits from the boardroom might be an indication of fresh investements from MSP Sports Capital based in New York. Farhad Mashiri who owns 94% of the club will loose control of the club with the said investor having injected £750m into Everton to date.

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