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Chelsea boss Lampard: Ancelotti won't be short of offers

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says Carlo Ancelotti will have his pick of clubs after his sacking by Napoli last night.

Ancelotti was shown the door despite a 4-0 victory against Genk in the Champions League on Tuesday which saw the Serie A side through to the knockout stages.

Tension at the club had been brewing for months but Italian coach Ancelotti - who has already been linked with the vacant posts at Arsenal and Everton - can work anywhere, according to Lampard.

"I have huge respect for him, I am very sorry for him," sad Lampard, who played under Ancelotti at Chelsea for two years between 2009 and 2011.

"I know it was a tough job for him lately. I saw his interview before the game and I thought it was a very typically classy interview in what seemed a very tough time for him. He always handles himself brilliantly.

"I think he can work anywhere in the world at the top level, of course."

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