Nine months ago, Claudio Ranieri was being hailed as a miracle worker and serenaded by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli after guiding Leicester to the English Premier League title at preseason odds of 5,000-1. Now, the charming Italian is out of a job after the Leicester fairytale turned sour quicker than anyone could have expected. Understandably, given the achievement, Leicester's players were rewarded handsomely for winning the Premier League.
Barcelona youngster Jordi Mboula pulled off a breathtaking goal midweek against Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Youth League quarterfinals, and he looked like Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez during it. This extraordinary goal sees him with some Neymar flair to break free down the right, then some Messi speed and skill to get inside, and then a Suarez-like finish into the far side. Take a look. La cadencia de Leo Messi, el regate de Neymar Jr. y la potencia de Luis Suarez, ¡en uno solo! 😮 😮 😮 Brilliant. And he is only 17. The Spanish winger, also of Congolese heritage, has been with Barca’s youth teams since 2010. He has six goals in seven matches in the UEFA Youth League, and if he keeps
Arsene Wenger will reject any offers he receives from the Chinese Super League and wants to continue managing in Europe should he leave Arsenal in the summer, according to reports. The Frenchman’s Arsenal contract expires at the end of the current season and, as he revealed in a press conference last week, he is giving serious consideration to leaving the club after 21 years in charge. Wenger shot down rumours he will retire at the end of the season and insisted that “no matter what happens I will manage next season – whether it is here or somewhere else”, putting a number of clubs on standby.