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Ranieri still shocked by Leicester expulsion

Five weeks after the separation, Claudio Ranieri cannot believe his release. "I've been through a lot, but never before."

Even five weeks after his expulsion from the English champions Leicester City, "world coach" Claudio Ranieri is still shocked. "When I think of Leicester, the first thing that comes to mind is a feeling of surprise, that outweighs the bitterness," said the 65-year-old on Tuesday evening at an appointment in Rome that he was not expecting his dismissal would have.

Ranieri, who sensationally led Leicester to the Premier League title as a 5,000: 1 outsider last year, was fired en suite on February 23 after nine defeats. At that time, Leicester was only one point ahead of the relegation zone. Since his departure, the club of former ÖFB team captain Christian Fuchs has won all of its four games and is now six points ahead of a relegation zone. In addition, the "Foxes" are in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

"I'm just a coach who took pleasure in winning a championship with a fantastic adventure and then grieving over what happened afterwards," explained Ranieri, who was named "World Coach 2016" by Fifa at the beginning of the year. had been awarded. "I've been through a lot in my long career, but never anything like it. It was a shock, even if these things are part of football."

(APA / Reuters)