Former Arsenal and Liverpool striker, Nicolas Anelka has stated that Frenchman Franck Ribery will enjoy playing under Carlos Ancelotti.

The Italian manager is touted as being the man to replace Pep Guardiola, who will be leaving for Manchester City in the summer.

Nicolas Anelka has played under the Italian manager when he was at Chelsea believes that Ribery will flourish under the guidance of Carlos Ancelotti. Anelka stated that the Italian manager has a human approach to management and that he understands players given that he was a former player himself.

Anelka, who has worked under several managers, has stated that Carlos Ancelotti is the best manager that he has worked with and that Ribery will definitely like him. He believes that Ancelotti knows how to motivate his players and encourage them to give their best.

Pep Guardiola will be leaving Bayern Munich in the summer after having spent 3 years in Germany. He won the title 2 times during this period, and we will have to wait for the end of the season to find out whether Guardiola will lift other trophies before leaving Germany.

Nicolas Anelka, who last played in India for Mumbai City, has still not retired from football. He is currently giving himself some time with his family and friends. After the break, he will then consider his next challenge.

Premier League fans will remember Nicolas Anelka during his time at Arsenal, Liverpool, and Manchester City. He won the Premier League and the FA Cup with Arsenal in 1998. 12 years later he will win the double again this time with Chelsea.

Nicolas Anelka also won the Champions League with Real Madrid in 2000. During his time in Italy, he also won the Serie A with Juventus.