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Ryan Giggs Declares Interest In Two Premier League Managerial Posts

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Ryan Giggs, assistant manager of Manchester United, leaves the pitch after the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Britannia Stadium on December 26, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Ryan Giggs is looking to make a return to Premier League management sooner rather than later… Two huge Premier League managerial posts have become vacant in the past week with Leicester City sacking Craig Shakespeare and Everton parting company with Ronald Koeman. At the time of writing, Manuel Pellegrini and Chris Coleman are listed as the two favourites to take …

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Claudio Ranieri Admits Feeling Of ‘Surprise & Bitterness’ Regarding Leicester Sacking

Having been sacked by Leicester City less that nine months after winning the Premier League title, Claudio Ranieri has finally spoken about his feelings with regard to his departure from the club. The 65-year-old released a statement shortly after the decision to sack him was confirmed by Leicester City. However, ever since then, Ranieri has kept quiet, refusing to entertain …

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Twitter Reacts As Leicester City Earn Champions League Quarter-Final Berth With Win Over Sevilla

Leicester City’s remarkable resurgence under the guidance of Craig Shakespeare continued tonight, as ‘The Foxes’ scored twice in front of their faithful at the King Power Stadium, securing a 2-0 victory on the night and a 3-2 aggregate win in their Champions League Round of 16 tie with Sevilla. Wes Morgan opened the scoring for Leicester in the 27th minute, …

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Jamie Carragher And Danny Simpson Go To War On Twitter After Leicester Criticism

Danny Simpson and Jamie Carragher locked horns on Twitter on Wednesday morning after the former Liverpool stalwart attacked Leicester’s players earlier in the week. After Leicester City romped to victory over Liverpool on Monday evening, Jamie Carragher stated that both sides should have been ashamed of themselves at the full time whistle. Referring to the fact that Claudio Ranieri had …

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Watch: Sky Sports’ Tear-Jerking Tribute To Claudio Ranieri

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It’s been one of the most shocking and divisive stories in recent sporting memories. Claudio Ranieri was sacked this week just months after achieving the impossible. Leicester were crowned Premier League in May but this season, they’ve struggled massively domestically despite progressing comfortably to the knockout rounds of the Champions League. The Foxes lie just a point above the relegation …

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Leicester City’s Magic Now A Disappearing Act

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Andy King (C) of Leicester City reacts after missing a chance during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Leicester City at Stadium of Light on December 3, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Leicester City could be the first team in Premier League history to be relegated as champions. But where has it all gone wrong for the Foxes? Last season’s stunningly bizarre triumph appears to be a distant memory as Claudio Ranieri’s men sit just two points above the drop zone. 13 points from 14 games is a woeful return. This is a team that …

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Leicester’s Success Acknowledged As Vardy And Mahrez Named On Ballon D’Or Shortlist

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were both named in the 30-man Ballon d’Or shortlist after a stellar season last year saw the duo score 42 goals and provide 17 assists between them. Other standout performers in Leicester’s title-winning season miss out, such as N’Golo Kanté, Christian Fuchs and Wes Morgan, with only three defenders making the shortlist. Vardy …

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Opinion: Leicester City Vs Arsenal Set To Be An Entertaining Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: Danny Welbeck of Arsenal and N'golo Kante in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Last year I sat in the away end of the Emirates and endured Danny Welbeck’s last-minute header, leading Arsenal to a euphoric 2-1 win over Leicester city. Whilst the stadium erupted, I cursed Marcin Wasilewski’s frankly idiotic challenge, which gave the free-kick away. I was quick to relay my anger back to my smug Arsenal pals through Whatsapp. This result …

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Massive Twist In Arsenal’s Pursuit Of Riyad Mahrez [Guardian]

Arsenal have reportedly suffered a huge blow in their pursuit of Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez as the Premier League champions refuse to entertain bids for their star so late in the transfer window. The Gunners have been interested in the Algeria international all summer but until only recently, no formal bid had been made for the PFA Player of …

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Fascinating Images Suggest Chelsea Held Secret Talks With Riyad Mahrez

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The conclusion of Paul Pogba’s move to Manchester United has allowed football fans and the media turn their attentions to that other long-touted transfer rumour, that of Riyad Mahrez’s move to London, to either Arsenal or Chelsea. For weeks it was reported that Arsenal were lining up a bid for the Algeria international and that the player had even agreed …

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Liverpool Join Race to Sign Highly-Rated Leicester City Midfielder

during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Liverpool at the Vitality Stadium on April 17, 2016 in Bournemouth, England.

Amid rumors Riyad Mahrez could be packing his bags for Arsenal, Premier League rivals Liverpool are interested in another of Leicester City’s midfielders, trying to pry Danny Drinkwater away from the King Power stadium. According to reports from the Daily Mail, the Merseyside club is willing to pay around £20 million for the sturdy midfielder, with Tottenham also interested in …

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