Playing Paul Rutherford to Jamie Carragher’s Holly Johnson

In today’s Fiver: Big Cup bonanza, Graziano Pellè, and poor ol’ Big Sam

Leicester City’s bid to become the latest club from the English Midlands to make fools of the European elite continues apace. It’s all been going so well, as they follow the playbook written by Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa to the letter. Title surprisingly won by team of unsung journeymen, underappreciated cast-offs and emerging talent? Check! Manager barely able to last until the new year of the following season? Check! Tensions between manager and assistant that we’ll probably never get to the bottom of, but at a cursory glance make the relationship between Brian Clough and Peter Taylor look like the Captain & Tennille? Check! All we need now is for Claudio Ranieri to rock up at a close rival, like Ron Saunders did at Birmingham, and we’ll pretty much have the full set. Claudio the next manager of Coventry, then. And he won’t be giving back the company car.

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Source: Football News
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