Left-back Mendy, who was much loved by Ancelotti, could be one of the stars to be happy after Ancelotti became Real Madrid coach.
Mendy came to Real Madrid in 2019. But then several clubs wanted him. Among those clubs was Napoli in Ancelotti.
Ancelotti was then in Napoli. He also persuaded Napoli to buy Mendy. Ancelotti herself spoke to Mendy. But Mendy could not turn down an offer to play for Real Madrid under Zidane.
Although he could not in Napoli, this time Ancelotti is getting this left back of his choice in Real Madrid.