Claudio Ranieri appointed as manager of FC Nantes
Former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri has been appointed as the general manager of the French Ligue 1 club FC Nantes in an attempt of writing another fairy tale.
Ranieri who guided Leicester to an unbelievable success by winning the Premier league in 2016 rejoined his managership buisness four months after being sacked from the English club.
French club Nantes have given him a two year contract. Claudio Ranieri,however, had a disappointing season after Leicester were crowned champions and was sacked after 2-1 loss to Sevilla in the Round of 16 stage of the Champions league. The manager also had a set-off from Crystal Palace before joining Nantes.
Claudio Ranieri brilliance with Leicester hints at development of football in the French club. He reached a great dignity by taking Leicester city on a highest level just by extracting the best from the players available instead of making any big money purchase. The same quite obivious is very much in desire in Nantes.
He himself taken up the job to build up the structure to another aucstrucking display of the beautiful game. Ranieri even assured Nantes’s fans to keep up the hope of something differant and magical.
“I am delighted to be the new Nantes coach and I shall bring a great deal of enthuasim to the job,” said the 65 year old Italian manager.
As per his winning attitude with clubs which does not gets attention of the footballing world, he made a right choice. He indicated another fairy tale to be written in football history. He was readily impressed by the work rate of the club.
“The fact that the club climbed off the bottom to finish seventh proves they have talent and the work ethics,”he said,”I am sure it will be a great season. I’m used to having to work hard to get good results. I’m counting on the supporters too.”
Meanwhile, Nantes have allowed former coach Sergio Conceicao to return to Portugal, his homeland, to manage FC Porto.