Carlo Ancelotti jokes his former star Thiago has broken his heart

‘I think he chose the wrong team!’: Carlo Ancelotti jokes his former Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara has ‘broken his heart’ after £25m move to Everton’s rivals Liverpool

  • Carlo Ancelotti joked that Liverpool signing Thiago Alcantara ‘broke his heart’
  • Thiago and now Everton boss Ancelotti worked together at Bayern Munich
  • Liverpool have made an emphatic statement of their intent by signing Thiago
  • Thiago was unveiled on Friday as he completed his £25m switch from Bayern

Carlo Ancelotti has joked that Liverpool signing Thiago Alcantara has ‘broken his heart’.

Thiago and now Everton boss Ancelotti worked together at Bayern Munich during the 2016-17 season before both moved to Merseyside.

‘Breaks my heart, breaks my heart,’ Ancelotti told the Echo.

Thiago and now Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti worked together at Bayern Munich in 2016

‘Thiago is a friend. He is a fantastic player, a fantastic midfielder. I had the luck in my career to train top, top players and Thiago is one of them.

‘The only good thing about this signing is that he is a neighbour and that’s it. I think he chose the wrong team. 

‘He could choose the blue team, not the red team. I am joking. He is a fantastic player and my friend, Jurgen, will be happy.’ 

Liverpool have made an emphatic statement of their intent to retain the Premier League title by spending £65million to land Thiago and Diogo Jota.

Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich for £25million

Thiago was unveiled on Friday as he completed his £25m switch from Bayern Munich, passing a medical after arriving on an early private flight into Manchester.

Jurgen Klopp is thrilled to have signed one of the world’s best midfielders and could hand him a debut at Chelsea on Sunday.

The double signings show Liverpool mean business and Klopp is in no doubt that Thiago, in particular, will make a significant difference.

Officials at Bayern are distraught to have lost the 29-year-old Spain midfielder and the Liverpool manager could understand why.

The 29 year-old has signed a four year contract at Anfield after joining Bayern Munich in 2013




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