Everton have confirmed the departure of Carlo Ancelotti two years into his deal with the Toffees as he heads back to Spain where he rejoins Real Madrid.
Ancelotti penned a four-and-a-half-year deal with Everton, whom he joined in December.
The 61 year-old guided the Club to 12th and 10th places in the two seasons and worked with an array of international stars including Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi.
Iwobi who is a midfielder was deployed in a number of positions by the Italian including as wing-back.
News of Ancelotti’s departure was announced on Tuesday in a club statement:
“Everton can confirm that Carlo Ancelotti has left his position as manager to take up the role of Head Coach at Real Madrid.”
— Real Madrid C.F. 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@realmadriden) June 1, 2021
He penned a three-year deal in what will be his second stint at Real Madrid.