Carlo Ancelotti Has Left Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have parted company with Carlo Ancelotti, just over a month into the new season, with the German champions sitting in third place in the Bundesliga.

Ancelotti looked on as Kylian Mbappe ripped his Bayern team apart in Paris, last night, with PSG handily brushing the Bundesliga giants aside 3-0 in the Champions League, highlighting that perhaps the Bavarians have fallen behind a lot of their continental rivals under Ancelotti's stewardship.

While only three points off the pace in the Bundesliga, behind league leaders Borussia Dortmund, there have been rumblings of discontent for a while at Bayern about Ancelotti's suitability as manager, with the German champions stagnating in the Champions League under the Italian, who is usually one of the most effective managers in Europe's elite competition, having won it three times in his managerial career, twice with AC Milan and once with Real Madrid.

Early season dropped points against Hoffenheim and Wolfsburg haven't helped Ancelotti's cause, with last night's humbling in the French capital looking like it's been the last straw for the Italian at the Allianz Arena.

The writing seemed to be on the wall for Ancelotti after last night's game when Arjen Robben refused to answer a question about whether his manager had his backing, following the defeat.

ESPN then broke the news that Ancelotti had left his position, in the last few minutes.

We'll have more on this story as it continues to develop.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Joe Baiamonte

Northerner. Assistant Editor of SPORTbible. Studied Journalism and Broadcasting in a portakabin on a car park of Salford University for three years. Believes football peaked with Serie A in the '90s and strong-arms pro wrestling references into as many articles as possible. Neymar once took 50 euros off me during a game of poker.

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