So far, there seem to be two opposing camps when it comes to Leicester City’s decision to sack Premier League title winning manager and all around nice guy Claudio Ranieri, with some settling somewhere in between. The first camp believes the decision is a “felony,” unfathomable, horrendous, evil. Here is the man who led little Leicester City to the summit of club football, who helped weave a sporting fairy tale known the world round. Despite the team’s struggles this season, sacking him now is an unconscionable act of cruelty. The second camp doesn’t see what the big deal is. Leicester had won a Premier League trophy only to face a relegation battle a year later. It was Ranieri’s job to ensure
Cesc Fabregas expects Chelsea to turn down any approach for Thibaut Courtois if Real Madrid attempt to sign the "best goalkeeper in the world", in the summer. The Spaniard also added he never feared Diego Costa would leave the Blues for China during the recent January transfer window. Real Madrid have reportedly earmarked the signing of a new number one to replace Keylor Navas as a top priority for the coming transfer market.
It looks like Wayne Rooney won’t be needing his Chinese phrasebook just yet. [ FC Yahoo: Rooney announces he is staying at Manchester United ] On Thursday, the Manchester United striker issued a statement making it clear that he hopes to stay to help