Claudio Ranieri to go away Nantes after only one season in cost after falling out with the membership’s chairman… opening the door to a Premier League return
- Claudio Ranieri will depart Nantes in the summertime after only one season in cost
- The Italian will take cost for the ultimate time in opposition to Strasbourg this Saturday
- Ranieri’s exit comes amid quite a few reported bust-ups with the membership’s chairman
- The ex-Leicester boss might be open to a possible return to the Premier League
Claudio Ranieri will depart his function as Nantes supervisor this summer time after a breakdown in relationship with the membership’s President Waldemar Kita.
The Italian was solely appointed again in June of final 12 months however will depart the membership after only one marketing campaign in cost.
Ranieri, who has guided Nantes to 10th place within the Ligue 1 desk, was knowledgeable he could be relieved of his duties after their closing match of the season in opposition to Strasbourg this weekend.
The 66-year-old’s exit comes amid quite a few reported bust-ups with the membership’s proprietor, who had publicly criticised his administration type and group picks.
Ranieri additionally did not attend the membership’s current anniversary dinner, citing that he ‘could not discover a parking area’ as his reasoning.
Regardless of what looks like a acrimonious departure, the Nantes President, Kita, insisted the pair have been amicable throughout a current board assembly the place the choice was made and that it had nothing to do with the private points between them.
‘We will not conceal something. We had a gathering with the sponsors, he thanked everybody,’ Kita stated.
‘He needs to be thanked for all of the work he has achieved. It has not at all times been simple, there are regrets, however that is life and there’s no anger.’
Ranieri, who masterminded Leicester’s extraordinary Premier League triumph again in 2016, had been linked to the vacant Italy submit earlier than Roberto Mancini was named Gian Piero Ventura’s new long-term successor on Monday.
He’ll start the seek for a brand new job after his closing sport in cost this Saturday and will discover himself considering a return to English soccer with Everton and West Ham each in search of their subsequent managers.