Well-travelled Italian Claudio Ranieri has been announced as the new manager of Leicester City.
The former Chelsea boss returns to the Premier League 11 years after being sacked by the Blues.
BREAKING: We’re delighted to introduce Claudio Ranieri as our new First Team Manager! #lcfc #WelcomeClaudio pic.twitter.com/ftjvCUz3Yh
— Leicester City (@OfficialFOXES) July 13, 2015
He replaces Nigel Pearson at the King Power Stadium. Pearson masterminded Leicester’s unlikely escape from relegation last season but was recently sacked due to a strained relationship with the board.
Ranieri told the club’s official website: “I’m so glad to be here in a Club with such a great tradition as Leicester City. I have worked at many great clubs, in many top leagues, but since I left Chelsea I have dreamt of anoth...