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Man United in the running to land ‘success guaranteeing double deal’ if Louis van Gaal is axed

Former Man United star Cristiano Ronaldo has said that he would like to work with Carlo Ancelotti again in the future, and could get the opportunity to do so at Old Trafford, according to the Daily Star.

Ronaldo, who enjoyed a strong working relationship with Ancelotti during their time at Real Madrid, had been tipped to make a return to Old Trafford over the summer, only to remain in the Spanish capital.

And likewise, Ancelotti, who was given his marching orders from the Bernabeu back in May, has been tipped to take over the manager’s job at United, and could take Ronaldo with him.

Cristiano Ronaldo has often talked about the possibility of rejoining his former club, and they would stand a much better chance of landing him if Ancelotti succeeds the under-fire Louis van Gaal.

“Mr. Ancelotti was an unbelievable surprise,” Ronaldo had said.

“In the beginning I though he was more a tough person, more – kind of arrogant, and it was the opposite.

“He’s like a big bear, I can say. He’s a cute guy, such a sensitive person. He spoke with us every day. Not just with me but with all the players. He had fun with us.

“He’s an unbelievable person. I just wish every player could have an opportunity to work with him because he’s a fantastic guy, a fantastic coach and I miss him a lot because we won many trophies together.

“And I wish to work with him one day again. But now I’m good. I have a new coach and I’m happy too, but it’s great I have good memories.”

Ancelotti has confirmed that he would be open to returning to management in the near future and has confessed that the United job would come as great interest to him.

“Of course, for every manager, they would all think of managing Manchester United.

“But let us see next summer. I will not take a job in mid-season, but I would like to work again next summer.

“If I don’t find a club with a good project, I can wait.”

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