‘Madrid? I’ve spoken with Carlo…’

Hernan Crespo has admitted that he has spoken with Carlo Ancelotti about becoming his assistant Coach at Real Madrid next season.

Both Crespo and Fabio Cannavaro have been linked to the assistant’s role at the Santiago Bernabeu, ahead of Ancelotti’s attempts to release himself from his Paris Saint-Germain contract to move across to Spain.

On from Cannavaro’s encouragement at his link, Crespo has stepped forward with a little extra confirmation.

“It is a hypothesis,” the former striker told Italian reporters this week.

“From June, if I do well in the final exams, I will have the licence to be a Coach and going to Madrid could be a hypothesis.

“At the moment, though, Carletto is at PSG and thus the story ends here.

“I do not deny, however, that we have talked…”

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