Top 10 transfer crazy coaches from this century and their biggest captures

Football clubs need to spend money in order to compete for trophies. However, some clubs and managers are more likely to buy players than others. Therefore, we’re taking a look at the ten managers who have spent the most money on transfers during this century, meaning from the 2000/2001 season onwards (via Transfermarkt), including their biggest captures. 10. Mark Hughes The current Stoke City manager has coached five teams since the turn of the century. Hughes has spent a total of £328.44 million on 48 transfers, narrowly beating Brendan Rodgers for…

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Carlo Ancelotti rules out joining Liverpool as he wants time off

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Carlo Ancelotti has virtually ruled himself out of the race to become the next Liverpool boss after declaring that he doesn’t intend to return to management until next season, according to the Daily Mirror. The Italian tactician has been out of work since he was given his marching orders by Real Madrid at the end of last season and has since been tipped as one of the names in the frame to take over at Anfield following Brendan Rodgers’ sacking. However, despite reports surfacing claiming that former Borussia Dortmund coach…

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Liverpool make ambitious bid for sacked Real Madrid manager

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Despite Brendan Rodgers reportedly being given assurances that his job is safe, reports in Spain claim Liverpool have made an ambitious approach for Carlo Ancelotti, who was recently sacked by Real Madrid. According to Marca, the 55-year-old was set to take a year out of the game following his dismissal from the Bernabeu, but the Reds could be the ones to persuade him to come straight back into management. Perhaps however, it is not the most audacious bid to come his way from the Premier League, as Marca also suggest…

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Manchester City agree pre-contract deal with Real Madrid boss

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has signed a pre-contract agreement with Manchester City, according to the Daily Express. The newspaper claim that the former AC Milan manager’s job is hanging in the balance at Los Blancos, and given the pedigree of managerial sackings at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu over the years, it’s not hard to see why he’d be under threat. Real Madrid have just been knocked out of the Champions League at the semi-final stage by Juventus, and are four points behind El Clasico rivals Barcelona in La Liga with only two games left…

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