It says a lot about his self-­confidence that the new manager of Everton put this hashtag on a tweet from his own account, announcing his arrival at ­Goodison Park.

#WelcomeMrAncelotti.

If nothing else, Farhad Moshiri has, at considerable expense, bought ­himself a manager who believes in what he is doing.

And why wouldn’t he, of course?

As the press release reminded us, Carlo Ancelotti’s CV is hugely ­impressive and includes three ­Champions League titles.

It is safe to say, though, he will not be adding to those three any time soon.

Instead, his job is to give Everton a sense of direction it has been lacking for so long.

It is to give the club a leader in the way the guy across Stanley Park has done.

Carlo Ancelotti sits with Bill Kenwright and owner Farhad Moshiri (right)

This is Ancelotti’s 10th managerial gig, so the idea of him creating the sort of long-term legacy that Jurgen Klopp is clearly building at Anfield seems a little fanciful – but that is his challenge.

Prove you are not just in it for the financial hit.

The £12million a year. The nice number for your lad.

It might have been a soundbite coined by David Moyes but Everton fits the People’s Club bill.

The supporters love hard-working values.

Ancelotti is an appointment probably brokered in the private members’ clubs of Monaco and London, the circles Moshiri moves in.

There will be a cultural adaptation to go through. There is still wood in the Goodison Park stands.

It was probably the case that Ronald Koeman – another stellar Moshiri signing – never really settled that well into managerial life on Merseyside.

But there is no reason why a coach of Ancelotti’s pedigree should not turn his hand to this particular task.

The reservations are obvious. He moves between jobs relatively frequently, he has often inherited teams of established quality, better teams than this Everton one.

Ancelotti watched Everton in action against Arsenal

Having turned 60, maybe he is just concerned with fattening an already-healthy pension fund.

Yet while there can be doubts about the wisdom of Moshiri’s move – and I was firmly of the opinion that Duncan Ferguson should have been given a longer crack at the job – what is ­indisputable is that Ancelotti was the best out there and Moshiri has gone and got the best.

Against the odds.

He certainly cannot be knocked for that.

Having seen off Roberto Martinez, Koeman, Sam Allardyce and Marco Silva, perhaps judgement on this Moshiri appointment should be reserved.

But this has the potential to be a game-changer. You can only assume the owner has guaranteed Ancelotti considerable financial resources in the transfer market.

Combined with Ancelotti’s pulling power, that should mean a better calibre of player through the door.

Ancelotti caught up with ex-Arsenal player Liam Brady at Goodison Park

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There is a broader picture that goes with the recruitment of one of club football’s most successful managers.

It is a strikingly bold statement of the owner’s intent.

A new stadium is in the pipeline, a new manager from that very elite cabal of coaches is at the helm.

Will it be a success? Of course, no-one can be sure.

But in going all out for and landing Ancelotti, Moshiri has at least shown his understanding of the Everton motto.

Nil satis nisi optimum. Nothing but the best is enough.