Former AC Milan striker Andriy Shevchenko could become the latest player who played under Carlo Ancelotti to become a Serie A coach.
Ancelotti was in charge at Milan between 2001 and 2009 and presided over some of the best club sides that Italian and European football has ever seen.
As highlighted by La Gazzetta dello Sport, many of the players in his squads have now followed in their coach’s footsteps by becoming football coaches themselves.
The latest to do so is likely to be Andriy Shevchenko, who is expected to soon be announced as Genoa‘s new coach.
Some of the most noteworthy examples include Andrea Pirlo who coached Juventus last season, Gennaro Gattuso who has coached Milan and Napoli, and Pippo Inzaghi who has coached Benevento in Serie A.
Other examples include Alessandro Nesta, Jaap Stam, Massimo Oddo, Clarence Seedorf, and more.
There are also many players who he coached at other clubs who have become coaches, such as Zinedine Zidane, Antonio Conte, current Hellas Verona boss Igor Tudor, and Didier Deschamps.