Real Madrid players thanked recently sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti for his and expressed their love for the Italian. Real Madrid sacked Carlo Ancelotti on Monday after a season that ended trophy-less for Los Blancos. Though the end result of Ancelotti’s tenure at Real Madrid was not a positive one, the Italian had definitely managed to win his squad’s heart. Luka Modric, who went on to become a key player in the starting 11 under Ancelotti, expressed his gratitude towards the Italian and refused to blame him for the team’s failures. “All I can say is that he is a great coach and person,” the Croatian midfielder htold reporters. “I’ve played my best football under him. “He trusted me from day one. Sometimes, although you don’t win trophies, it does not mean you’re no good. “Our season has been very bad if you look at the results, but this is the thing: either you win or you fail, there is no middle ground. […]