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

An iconic Noosa Hinterland estate with its own helipad is going under the hammer

first_imgThe home overlooks the Noosa Hinterland.The luxurious home has been owned by Nambour born record producer and songwriter Mike Chapman since be bought it in 2007 for $8 million.Although Mr Chapman might not be a household name, he worked his magic with a number of popular international acts including Blondie, The Knack and Tina Turner.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoThe home has been on the market for more than a year.He was responsible for a number of chart topping hits as a songwriter on Pat Benatar’s Love Is a Battlefield and Tina Turner’s The Best.He produced several chart topping songs including Mr Sharona by The Knack and Blondie’s Rapture, which has the honour of being the first US number one hit to feature rap vocals.Mr Chapman has been trying to sell the home since late 2016, but has been unable to find buyer. ICONIC: HITMAKER Mike Chapman’s Sunny Coast pad could soon have a new owner.AN AUSSIE music legend that put his stamp on some of the iconic hits of the ‘70s and ‘80s looks set to finally sell off his expansive Sunshine Coast property.The sprawling 35 hectare Tinbeerwah property known as Cintamani at 430 Sunrise Road, Tinbeerwah will go under the hammer at 1pm tomorrow. The view from inside 430 Sunrise Road, Tinbeerwah.The price was slashed to $5.7 million last year after the property failed to sell via tender. Regarded as one of the most majestic properties of the Sunshine Coast, it includes a helicopter pad, tennis court, gourmet chefs kitchen, cold room and a maids quarters. Agent Tom Offermann from Tom Offermann Real Estate said he was “expecting a big turn out” for the auction.“It is an iconic country property, you can see it from most points around Noosa,” Mr Offermann said.Mr Chapman is not the only notable owner of home.The land was bought by former world number 1 tennis player Thomas Muster in 1994 for $1 million, who then built the sprawling six-bedroom home.center_img Tennis legend Thomas Muster originally designed the home.Cintamani will go to auction on Sunday, April 8 at 1pm.last_img read more

C. Michigan looks to end streak vs Ball State

first_imgSUPER SENIORS: Central Michigan has benefited heavily from its seniors. Kevin McKay, David DiLeo, Dallas Morgan and Rob Montgomery have collectively accounted for 64 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 72 percent of all Chippewas points over the team’s last five games.TERRIFIC TAHJAI: Tahjai Teague has connected on 24.6 percent of the 65 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 59.7 percent of his free throws this season.WINLESS WHEN: The Chippewas are 0-8 when they score 67 points or fewer and 13-8 when they exceed 67 points. The Cardinals are 0-8 when allowing 70 or more points and 16-5 when holding opponents below 70.PERFECT WHEN: Central Michigan is a perfect 6-0 when it turns the ball over nine times or fewer. The Chippewas are 7-16 when they record more than nine turnovers. The Ball State defense has created 13.1 turnovers per game in MAC play and 12.7 per game over its last three.DID YOU KNOW: The Central Michigan offense has scored 78.9 points per game, the 20th-highest figure in Division I. Ball State has only averaged 68.8 points per game, which ranks 223rd nationally.___ Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCentral Michigan (13-16, 6-10) vs. Ball State (16-13, 9-7)John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Ball State looks to extend Central Michigan’s conference losing streak to nine games. Central Michigan’s last MAC win came against the Bowling Green Falcons 92-82 on Feb. 4. Ball State lost 69-63 to Toledo in its most recent game. C. Michigan looks to end streak vs Ball Statecenter_img For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, March 2, 2020last_img read more