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Ex-Liverpool midfielder Murphy takes aim at Everton boss Ancelotti

Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy has taken aim at Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti.

Murphy insists Ancelotti doesn't suit Everton.

He told talkSPORT: "I think he's (Ancelotti) one of those managers who is better suited to a team full of superstars. My understanding of his role at Chelsea is that he kind of let them self-manage.

“They won the double but I don't think he was too influential in what they did tactically in training.

“I never thought it was the right fit, personally, even though everyone was raving. I think Ancelotti has been a terrific manager and is a terrific guy but I don't think it's what Everton needed.

“When Everton spent all that money on Marco Silva they should have gone for Brendan Rodgers.

“There's no doubting Ancelotti is a top manager in everything he's done but sometimes top managers can't walk in to a club like Everton and make them competitive with the top teams, for obvious reasons."

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