Tag: Claudio Ranieri

Claudio Ranieiri makes Arsenal 28-year-old 'top priority'

New Nantes manager Claudio Ranieri has made David Ospina a top target this summer.

Arsenal blow as Schalke emerge as favourites to sign 20-year-old midfielder

Arsenal could be set to miss out on another highly-rated midfielder, with Schalke reportedly leading the race for Nantes' Amine Harit this summer.

Wenger ‘surprised and disappointed’ by Ranieri sacking

Like most of the footballing world, Arsene Wenger admitted that he's 'surprised and disappointed' by the sacking of Claudio Ranieri from Leicester City.

Vardy shuts up about Arsenal to deny getting Ranieri sacked

It might have taken seven months, but Jamie Vardy has finally realised that he can talk about something other than Arsenal as he denies any role in Ranieri's sacking.
Helen Trantum column

All change at Arsenal - but what should that change look like?

For Arsenal, change is all anyone talks about at the moment. The question is, what do we want to achieve? And moreover, what should that change look like?

Leicester manager - This is why I agree with Arsene Wenger

Claudio Ranieri has explained why he trusts Arsene Wenger's winning point-total estimation for the Premier League this season.

Friday Arsenal recap: Massive injury boost, Mustafi medical + more

Friday was mainly about the gossip, despite our Premier League match with Leicester just around the corner.
from Arsenal's opposition

Leicester City ready for revenge on Arsenal (video)

Claudio Ranieri claims that Leicester City are ready to beat Arsenal on Saturday after the Gunners took all six points off them last season.

Why Riyad Mahrez did NOT reject Arsenal

The internet is claiming Riyad Mahrez rejected Arsenal, but they didn't even give him the chance to

Mahrez signs new deal with Leicester after Arsenal show no interest

Another Arsenal transfer saga has ended as Riyad Mahrez signed a new deal to stay at Leicester until 2020, confirming what we said all along – he’d be going nowhere.

Leicester manager 'No Arsenal approach for Mahrez'

With mixed messages coming out this week claiming that Riyad Mahrez both wanted to stay at Leicester and join Arsenal, Claudio Ranieri has been as clear as he could possibly be.

Riyad Mahrez wants to join Arsenal while remaining at Leicester

Depending on where you do your reading, you could be sitting here today believing that Riyad Mahrez wants to join Arsenal or stay at Leicester City.

Ranieri: Arsenal are not interested in Mahrez (video)

Claudio Ranieri has faced his latest round of questioning about Leicester City winger, Riyad Mahrez, with a mixture of confusion and indigence.

Mahrez to Arsenal latest – Leicester City boss claims winger will stay…again

Claudio Ranieri has insisted that Riyad Mahrez is staying with Leicester City for about the 100th time.

Mahrez to Arsenal latest – Player wants style not money

Reports from France claim that Riyad Mahrez is more concerned with playing for a club with an established style of playing rather than a mega paypacket which means he must surely want no-one other than Arsenal (or Barca).

Mahrez latest – Player is ‘100%’ not going to Arsenal, manager confirms

Claudio Ranieri has once again confirmed that Riyah Mahrez is not leaving Leicester City.

Riyad Mahrez to Arsenal – latest updates as it all begins to unravel

Saturday saw great excitement as Riyad Mahrez apparently said he wanted to join Arsenal. It took around 24 hours for the story to start falling apart.

Arsenal rebuffed by second Leicester player

Claudio Ranieri has recently said that he believes that Riyad Mahrez will stay at Leicester and that would seem to put an end to any transfer speculation.
France's midfielder N'Golo Kante arrives at the French national football team training base in Clairefontaine on May 24, 2016, as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming Euro 2016 European football championships. / AFP / FRANCK FIFE

‘It’s in his hands’ manager confirms new deal offered

Claudio Ranieri has confirmed that Leicester offered N’Golo Kante a new contract before the Euros started but the player has not yet made a decision with a number of clubs chasing him.

Manager confirms Arsenal bid for Leicester City man - deal not done

Claudio Ranieri has confirmed what we already know: Arsenal are willing to meet Jamie Vardy's release clause but Leicester City don't want to lose him.

Did Leicester manager really say 'It's all true' about Vardy? We dig

Early on Saturday afternoon, a ton of articles started appearing claiming that Claudio Ranieri had told Italian sports site/paper Gazetta dello Sport 'It's all true' in regards to Arsenal's Jamie Vardy bid, but did he?

Wenger says Champions League will make Leicester struggle next season

Leicester City are Premier League champions and, in north London, work is already underway to make sure it doesn't happen again next season.
from Arsenal's opposition

Do Ranieri’s tears prove Leicester deserve the League over Arsenal?

After Leicester beat Sunderland 2-0 on Sunday and earned at least Europa League qualification, Claudio Ranieri was seen applauding the fans and having a little cry. Does this emotion sum up why Leicester have had a better season than Arsenal?

Rival watch: Leicester injury luck holds while Manchester United get mixed news

As the Premier League returns, we take a look at the state of some of our rivals in both the title chase and the race for the top four – namely Manchester United and Leicester.
from Arsenal's opposition

Ranieri calls for focus as Leicester enter ‘home straight’ ahead of Tottenham, Arsenal

Claudio Ranieri has called on his side to be focused as they head into the home stretch of the Premier League title race. Leicester picked...

French defender backs Ranieri to finally get his revenge on Chelsea and Arsenal

Former Chelsea defender, Marcel Desailly, has backed Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri, to lift the title with the Foxes after missing out in previous...

Leicester boss coveted to replace new Chelsea boss

Riding the crest of a wave from now until may, it seems like nothing can stop Leicester City from winning the Premier League. Unless, of...

Leicester luck continues as star man survives injury scare

Look, we do not want to see opposition players getting injured. Well, at least not seriously. However, we’d be lying if we said that we didn’t...

Ranieri open to sale as Arsenal and Manchester United vie for star

It looks like Arsenal may not quite have enough to claim the Premier League title this season and, if we finish anything but top,...

Leicester manager feels hard doneby, reckons referee cost Foxes points against Arsenal

Claudio Ranieri felt pretty hard doneby after Arsenal beat his Leicester team 2-1 at the Emirates on Sunday, reducing the Foxes' lead at the...

Referees, managers, players: Making big decisions will win or lose the title

I think this is the part where I tell you it's back on? So: it's back on! The run through January inspired little but doubt,...

Arsenal and Leicester left fuming by referee but only one is right to feel...

On Sunday afternoon, Martin Atkinson made himself, once again, one of the main talking points of a game that had so much more to...
from Arsenal's opposition

Ranieri shows why he was never the right man for Chelsea job

Claudio Ranieri met with the press on Friday ahead of his side’s game at the Emirates on Sunday. The former Chelsea manager, who has made...

Who is Ranieri trying to kid saying there's no pressure?

Roberth Huth, Riyad Mahrez, and Robert Huth again. Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City. After a surprising season of success, the Foxes faced their biggest test...

Leicester City boss hails Arsenal's "magicians" ahead of title clash

Much of the build-up for Arsenal's game against Leicester City on Sunday is about the players who have led the Foxes into the title...

Wenger hasn't lost in eight league games against Ranieri, can it continue?

Sunday will only be the second time Arsène Wenger has locked horns with Claudio Ranieri since the Italian left Chelsea in 2004. It will also...

Leicester manager: 'Foxes are making city dream'

Claudio Ranieri believes his Leicester team are currently playing the most exciting football in Europe and admitted that their success is making the whole...

Watch: Ranieri and Wenger’s post-Leicester City v Arsenal comments

Claudio Ranieri and Arsene Wenger faced the press after Arsenal beat Leicester 5-2 in the Premier League on Saturday and both had high praise...

Leicester City v Arsenal: Outfoxed or outgunned?

The mood has been lifted by a north London derby win, but the fact remains that Arsenal have to start stringing results together. The odd...

Leicester City manager surprised by Arsenal's title drought

When Claudio Ranieri was last in England, Arsenal went the season unbeaten. Ranieri's time at Chelsea came to an end as Arsène Wenger and his...