Carlo Ancelotti is in advanced talks with Real Madrid regarding a return to Santiago Bernabeu.
The Blancos are in the market for new head coach after seeing Zinedine Zidane walk away from the final year of his contract.
Various candidates have been linked with one of the most demanding roles in world football, but a man who knows all about those pressures is heading back for a second spell.
Ancelotti led Los Balncos to win the Decima in 2014, and they had a great season in 2014-2015 after staying at the top of the table for 15 matchdays.
The Italian coach was about to have a glorious season, but his team suffered a lot of injuries besides the departure of Xabi Alonso and Angel Di Maria, the thing that forced them to lose their way in the flight for La Liga despite leading the table for 15 matchdays.
Still, it was the European elimination that buried