He says he is unsurprised that Frank Lampard is not being offered a new contract - he well knows the restrictions the owners put on players over the age of 30.
Ancelotti said: "Lampard continues to be one of the best. He’s the only midfielder who scores 20 goals a year. A player who is 30 years old can do a lot of things. With the new physical preparation, a player who is 30 years old is not old physically."