Carlo Ancelotti ‘disappointed’ by Arsenal decision to hire Mikel Arteta

first_img Comment Arteta is set to land the Arsenal job (Picture: Getty)According to Italian journalist Fabio Santini, talking to 7 Gold’s Il Processo show, Ancelotti had agreed in principle to take over at the Emirates only for Arsenal chiefs to pull back and instead appoint Arteta.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHe was left ‘disappointed’ by the decision because the Premier League giants were his ‘first choice’ for a new job following his sacking by Serie A side Napoli.It will be Ancelotti’s second spell in English football after a successful two-year stint with Chelsea where he won the Premier League and the FA Cup.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHe has delivered league titles in England, Italy, Germany and France and is a three-times Champions League winner, lifting Europe’s biggest trophy twice with AC Milan and once with Real Madrid.Arteta, meanwhile, will take charge of a club for the first time.He has served under Pep Guardiola as Manchester City assistant manager since 2016 but is set to return to Arsenal – the club he captained during a five-year stint as a player.Will Mikel Arteta be successful at Arsenal?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your results Advertisement Ancelotti is expected to take charge at Everton (Picture: AFP via Getty Images)Carlo Ancelotti was reportedly ‘disappointed’ to miss out on the Arsenal job to Mikel Arteta after holding what he believed to be successful talks with the Gunners.The former Chelsea, Real Madrid and AC Milan manager is now set to take over as Everton’s full-time manager and both he and Arteta could be in their respective dugouts for the Premier League meeting between the two clubs this weekend.However, Ancelotti was hoping to find himself in the away dressing room at Goodison Park on Saturday lunchtime rather than coaching the home side. Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 18 Dec 2019 3:02 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.5kShares Advertisement Carlo Ancelotti ‘disappointed’ by Arsenal decision to hire Mikel Artetalast_img read more

Holley renews awards for five IMCA divisions, Deery Series

first_imgBOWLING GREEN, Ky. – For an 18th season, IMCA drivers will be in the running for contingency awards from Holley Performance.The Bowling Green, Ky., company is manufacturer of the official carburetor of IMCA and returns to the decal program for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars; drivers in that division must display two Holley decals to be eligible for national and regional point fund shares.Holley again awards 750 cfm gas or al­cohol HP carburetors to top eligible drivers in each of the five Xtreme Motor Sports Modified regions. Prod­uct certificates valued at $350, $250, $100 and $100 go to the next four drivers.Top three drivers in both Northern and Southern Stock Car regions earn 350 or 500 cfm carburetors. Fourth and fifth place drivers receive $100 product certificates and sixth through 10th place finishers each get $50 certificates.Top eligible drivers based on national Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod standings determine claim engine recipi­ents of 500 cfm carburetors or crate engine recipi­ents of 650 cfm carburetors.Runners-up receive $175 cer­tificates, with $125 for third and $50 for both fourth and fifth.Both the national IMCA Late Model rookie of the year and the Deery Brothers Summer Series rookie of the year get 4150 series gas carburetors.Drivers in all five divisions must compete with Holley-manufactured carburetors to be eligible and proof of pur­chase may be required. Modified, Stock Car and SportMod drivers must return a sign-up form to the IMCA home of­fice by Aug. 1.Awards will be presented during the national banquet in November or mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home office.Information about Holley-manufactured products is available by calling 866 464-6553, on Facebook and at the www.holley.com web­site.“IMCA really values our relationship with Holley Performance and we’ll continue to require quality Holley carburetors as we have in previous seasons,” emphasized IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “They manufacture the best carburetors in the industry and at this time we see no reason to deviate from that plan.”last_img read more