PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti wants to take Marco Verratti with him to Real Madrid. Ancelotti is favourite to succeed Jose Mourinho at Real during the summer.

El Mundo Deportivo says Ancelotti has discussed transfer strategy with Real directors and recommended the signing of PSG midfielder Verratti.

The young Italian could arrive as a replacement for the unsettled Xabi Alonso.

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