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By ESPN Staff

Ancelotti keen to extend Chelsea deal

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti is hopeful of extending his contract with the Premier League champions.

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Ancelotti guided the Blues to a league and cup double in his first season in English football last year, but a failure to successfully defend both this time around has led to speculation he may lose his job.

But he does not see it that way, and is hopeful of lengthening his stay in west London.

He told the Daily Express: ''I want to stay at Chelsea. I would like to extend my contract because I love these players and this club. Obviously it is just not my decision, but I don`t think they require me to win a trophy to retain my position.''

Chelsea take on Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday night, looking to take a huge step towards the only trophy to have eluded them since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003.

It has often been said that the Russian is desperate to win Europe`s main prize, but Ancelotti has urged his club to take a patient approach.

He added: ''The Champions League is a dream for this club but it cannot be an obsession. It is a motivation. Chelsea deserve to win it. They lost the final on penalties, lost a semi-final in the last minute, they went out with a goal that was no goal at Liverpool.

''I have told my players that we have 450 minutes of football now to win the Champions League. I believe we can do that.''


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