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Ancelotti could emerge as potential successor to Wenger
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Former Chelsea head coach Carlo Ancelotti could reportedly seek a return to the Premier League, should Bayern Munich activate the break clause on his three-year contract.

The Italian manager is currently in the second season of his three-year deal, and he is already under pressure to deliver results following the club's slow start to the season.

Bayern had a mediocre pre-season by their standards, and they are currently placed sixth on the Bundesliga table after three games into the campaign.

According to ESPN, Ancelotti would consider a return to the English top-flight, if Bayern are to pursue a new head coach at the end of the season.

Hoffenheim's 30-year-old manager Julian Nagelsmann is the favourite to replace Ancelotti as the Bavarian giants would prefer a coach, who can stay for the long-term.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger extended his Gunners contract by a further two years earlier this summer, but it is suggested that Ancelotti's availability could appeal the club's hierarchy.

A section of the fans are already said to be fed up with Wenger's management with the club positioned 11th after four matches played.