Ranieri coy on talk of new Foxes deal: ‘I signed for three years in 2015!’

Ranieri coy on talk of new Foxes deal: ‘I signed for three years in 2015!’

first_imgClaudio Ranieri has played down the option of signing a new deal at newly-crowned Premier League champions Leicester City.The Foxes completed an incredible first season under the Italian manager when they were confirmed as top-flight champions following Tottenham’s draw with Chelsea.Just 12 months after avoiding relegation under Nigel Pearson, the East Midlands side finished top of the pile. The 64-year-old has been linked with the post to replace Antonio Conte as Italy boss.Speaking after his side were confirmed as title-winners, Ranieri said: “I have (signed for) three years (in 2015). Why do I have to sign a new contract?”The former Chelsea boss said he is not finished yet, after months of playing down his side’s chances of winning the league.He continued: “I am very happy to win because when you start to make a manager you hope you can win some league.“I won the most important league in Europe, I think, not just Europe but the world, the Premier League.“It is a fantastic achievement, my career is fantastic but I want to achieve a little more if it is possible.” Claudio Ranieri: The Italian signed a three-year deal at Leicester in 2015 1last_img

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