Real Madrid could announce the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as new coach some time today.Sport says Jose Angel Sanchez, the general manager of Real, has been in Qatar for three days to negotiate the release of Ancelotti from his PSG contract.

Moreover, Real president Florentino Perez met Saturday afternoon in a Madrid hotel with Italian agent Ernesto Bronzetti to discuss transfer plans. Real will step up their summer market campaign once Ancelotti is installed as new coach.

Ancelotti has asked Perez to sign two players once his move is complete - Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal and Napoli striker Edinson Cavani.