Carlo Ancelotti unsure of Chelsea future

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti
Ancelotti's side are facing a season without silverware

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti would not have a "problem" if the club sacked him at the end of the season.

The Italian led the Blues to a Premier League and FA Cup Double last season but his side face ending this campaign without a trophy.

"I don't know what my future is," he said. "At the end of the season, the club can decide if they want me to continue or if they want to change.

"If they're not happy, they can change. This is not a problem for me."

Chelsea were knocked out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage following a 2-1 defeat by Manchester United on Tuesday as they went out 3-1 on aggregate to their top-flight rivals.

And, with the Stamford Bridge outfit's title challenge all but over as they lie 11 points behind the Red Devils, speculation has suggested Ancelotti will be dispensed of by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich during the summer.

"To speak now about which kind of change the club wants to do for next season about a new transfer or my future is not the right time," continued 51-year-old Ancelotti, whose side visit West Brom on Saturday.

"Every one of us has to try to do the best for the left seven games.

"After that, in the summer, we can speak about this. But to speak now is not the right time."

One of Chelsea's recent problems has been the form of striker Fernando Torres, who has failed to score in 11 outings for the club since a £50m switch from Liverpool in the January transfer window.

But, on the issue of his side's failings, Ancelotti added: "It's not the moment to find guilt. It's a moment to stay focused on the next game, do our best and look to the end of the season.

"We can judge at the end what was wrong and what was good."

Ancelotti has spoken with Abramovich since the Champions League exit to Manchester United and insists he is on good terms with Chelsea's owner.

But when asked about stability at a club, the Italian, who joined the west London club in the summer of 2009, said: "I came from a country that they don't think that continuity is the right thing.

"I stayed eight years at AC Milan. It was good.

"The most important thing for a club, and for a manager, is to have a good relationship with the club, the owner.

"When this relationship is not good, you have to change. Until now, the relationship with the owner is fantastic.

"He has supported me this season when we didn't achieve important results. If, at the end of the season, the owner decides my job was not good enough, this is not a problem.

"I will try to do my best, because I want to stay here. If there is a possibility to do that, I will be happy."

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