Seamus Coleman has praised the impact of ‘world-class’ Carlo Ancelotti following the Italian’s arrival as Everton manager.
The Merseyside club made a statement of intent by securing the services of Ancelotti last month, the three-time Champions League winner returning to English football as Marco Silva’s successor at Goodison Park.
Ancelotti won a domestic double during his previous spell in the Premier League with Chelsea and has made a positive start to life with the Toffees losing just one of his first six league matches in charge.
Coleman believes the arrival of the 60-year-old outlines the ambition of the club going forwards, and says Everton are already beginning to see the benefits of the ‘little tweaks’ Ancelotti has made since his arrival.
“He’s come here and probably seen how ambitious the Club is and that it’s matched his hunger,” Coleman told the club website.
“Carlo and his staff have come in and been great. He is a great man.
“He is very approachable and very humble. Just the little bits he’s done in training and in a couple of the games – little tweaks he’s made – you can tell he is a world-class manager.
“[His appointment] shows the direction the Club is going in.
“There has to be excitement, but we have to get the results on the pitch now.”