- Ancelotti has been offered the Italian national team job
- The 58-year-old has also been linked as Wenger's successor
- The Italian manager was sacked as coach of Bayern Munich
Carlo Ancelotti has been offered the job of becoming the new Italy boss amid speculation of managing Arsenal.
The Gunners are in search for Arsene Wenger's replacement who will end his 22-year reign in charge of the club at the end of the season.
The 58-year-old Ancelotti is one of the leading candidates who would step in at the Emirates to revive their flagging fortunes.
However the London club could lose one of Wenger's potential replacement from their grasp unless they move quickly to sound out his interest.
The Italian Football Federation are understood to have asked Ancelotti to take over the vacant national team job after the Azzuri's failed to qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
The Italian media suggests he has been offered a two-year deal to help bring success back the glory days to their national side.
The former Chelsea boss has been out of work since he left his role in charge of Bayern Munich earlier this season after losing 3-0 to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
After recently revealing he was looking to move back to London this summer there had been a belief Ancelotti was preparing himself for a return to coaching in England.
The ex-Real Madrid boss immediately became one of the most obvious people for Arsenal after Wenger announced last week he would finally be stepping down in the summer.
Ancelotti enjoyed league and Champions League success with Real Madrid and AC Milan during his spells in Spain and Italy respectively.
He also won league titles with Chelsea, PSG, and Bayern Munich as the Italian gaffer is set to continue from where he stopped in terms of success when he resumes his managerial career.
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