The duo met at Milan’s pre-season retreat in Forte Dei Marmi as Galliani wanted to know the reason’s behind the team catastrophic failures against Chelsea, where they lost 5-0.
Speculation that the
coach would be axed was rife in Italy,
however, the club have announced that the meeting went well and that there are
no major problems, it seems.
A statement on the club’s
official website reads:
“The work related meeting
between Adriano Galliani and Carlo Ancelotti went ahead and in complete
“The summit began at 10:30
and finished at 12:30.”
Galliani then explained the
reasons behind his decision to call the reunion as he left the office.
“I didn’t like the
attitude of the team after the game against Chelsea and so I called the meeting. We have
also decided that Pato and Ronaldinho will return to Milan straight after the Olympics,” said
Milan have had a number of problems
thus far during pre-season with injuries and poor results taking their toll on
The club will be hoping
to bounce back and begin the new season with a flourish.