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Ancelotti's imminent Chelsea arrival is delayed further by shock Milan defeat

CARLO ANCELOTTI&rsquo;S arrival as manager of Chelsea has been delayed by AC Milan&rsquo;s failure to clinch a Champions League spot &ndash; although club owner Silvio Berlusconi insists he won&rsquo;t stand in the Italian&rsquo;s way.<br /><br />The Rossoneri were expected to shed more light on Ancelotti&rsquo;s move to Stamford Bridge on the assumption they beat Roma in their penultimate Serie A match, therefore sealing a top-three place.<br /><br />But a shock 3-2 defeat means Milan need a point in Sunday final game at Fiorentina to secure their place &ndash; and both manager and owner refuse to discuss the matter until that is assured.<br /><br />Speaking after the defeat, Ancelotti said: &ldquo;The future? There&rsquo;s not need to talk about this today. We will talk about this after the game in Florence.&rdquo;<br /><br />Berlusconi shared Ancelotti&rsquo;s view but hinted the club would not stand in his way should he chose to head to west London to replace the departing Guus Hiddink.<br /><br />He&nbsp; added: &ldquo;With Carlo we decided that we will sit around a table at the end of the league and we will take a decision. We are the club that have always more respected the coaches&rsquo; will. But now we don&rsquo;t talk about a decision that must be already taken.<br /><br />&ldquo;Let me wait for the end of the season and taking decisions that will emerge from the meeting of our will and our perspectives.&rdquo;<br /><br />Chelsea, meanwhile, are reportedly leading the race to sign Austrian striker Marko Arnautovic from FC Twente.<br /><br />The 20-year-old has scored 12 goals for Steve McClaren&rsquo;s men this season and is rated at &pound;13.2m by the Dutch side. Chelsea, however, are holding out for &pound;10.5m with Inter Milan also monitoring the situation.