Ancelotti: Contract doesn’t depend on trophy

Carlo Ancelotti has rejected the suggestion his future at Real Madrid is dependent on winning a trophy this season.

It was put to Ancelotti at his pre-Elche Press conference that his chances of winning a renewal to his current deal – which ends in 2016 – relied on claiming silverware again this year.

But he told reporters that isn’t the case as far as he is concerned, and argued the objective is to win trophies regardless of his contractual situation.

“I don’t think the renewal depends on whether or not we win,” he countered, AS reports.

“The end of the season will be a good time to talk about a renewal. If this isn’t done, nothing happens. I have a contract until 2016.

“My goal here is always to win. From the day I arrived I knew I had to win. In every team I’ve coached, the goal has been to win trophies.

“I feel valued because everyone here shows me affection – the players, the President – I feel very comfortable here. There’s a year-and-a-half to renew, no rush. We will in the future.”

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