Carlo Ancelotti has revealed he tried to sign Steven Gerrard but his bond with Liverpool was ‘unbreakable’.
Transfer news: Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed speculation linking him with a move for Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed speculation linking him with a move for Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling.
The former Barcelona coach was hired as an adviser nine months ago to help turn around the club's flagging fortunes but a first-round play-off exit this season does not appear to have impressed the club's owners.
The club released a statement which read: "The club has decided to terminate the services and consultancy with the company of Mr Johan Cruyff.
"This is because of not meeting the outcomes and objectives that have been established since the beginning of the contractual relationship.
"The coaching staff will not be affected, therefore technical director, trainer and technical assistants will continue to work with the club.
"The club thank Mr Johan Cruyff for the support and collaboration he has provided."