Carlo Ancelotti says he feels settled at Real Madrid.

He replaced Jose Mourinho at the Bernabeu this summer and his La Liga career begins this weekend.

"Real are always the same, as the club goes beyond players and managers," he told the Corriere dello Sport.

"There is a special atmosphere and, like Milan, you can sense the history. It's no coincidence the two clubs can be compared. Florentino Perez is Real's top fan, in love with the club just like Silvio Berlusconi is with Milan.

"I am settling in well in Madrid. The ham is very, very good."

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