first_imgRelatedPosts Fulham keen on Lookman loan deal Pirlo not out to copy anyone after Juventus’ comfortable opening win EPL: Calvert-Lewin treble fires Everton past West Brom Carlo Ancelotti has reached an agreement in principle to become the next Everton manager, Sky Sports News understands. Negotiations between Everton and Ancelotti progressed well following the Italian’s arrival on Merseyside earlier on Monday. It is understood confirmation of Ancelotti succeeding Marco Silva could be announced before Wednesday’s Carabao Cup quarter-final against Leicester. Ancelotti remains one of the finest and most decorated managers in world football, despite his recent struggles with Bayern Munich and Napoli. He bowed out in Naples on the back of a 4-0 win in the Champions League against Genk, but it was the club’s poor form in Serie A – they were seventh when he was axed – and a squad mutiny with owner Aurelio de Laurentiis that cost him his job. Meanwhile, the club confirmed that Duncan Ferguson will lead the team for Wednesday’s Carabao Cup quarter-final against Leicester but it remains uncertain how much longer the club legend will continue to fill in.Tags: Carlo AncelottiEvertonMarco Silvalast_img read more


first_imgHead coach Joe Schmidt will be hoping that Jared Payne will be able to take-part in the work-out as the Ulster centre is struggling to prove his fitness after suffering a Grade 1 hamstring tear during the defeat to France in Paris. Meanwhile, England head coach Eddie Jones has called-up Northampton’s Luther Burrell to his extended squad for this week after Bath centre Ollie Devoto was ruled-out through concussion. Cian Healy, Mike Ross, Craig Gilroy, Dave Foley and Jordi Murphy took part in training yesterday with the Ireland squad ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations clash with England.The quintet have all been called-up to the panel as they prepare for the trip to Twickenham.The squad will hold another training session this morning at their base in Carton House as they step-up preparations for Saturday’s battle with England in Twickenham.last_img read more