Claudio Ranieri from Italy, then coach of FC Nantes, in the L1 match against Saint-Etienne, La Beaujoire, April 1 2018LIEN VENANCE
Italian Claudio Ranieri, who was sacked from Fulham on Wednesday to replace Serbian Slavisa Jokanovic, who was sacked, returned to England at the age of 67, a year and a half after being ousted from a Leicester club which he led in a national title. 2016
This unexpected trophy remains to this day the largest list of Italian technicians, who also counted the Italian Cup with Fiorentina in 1996, and the Spanish Cup with Valencia in 1999, and the Ligue 2 title with Monaco in 2013.
"It is an honor to accept this proposal, this opportunity to lead Fulham, a fantastic club with tradition and history," said Fulham website technician, who for the London club "should never be a destination." only survive in the Premier League ".
Jokanovic, 50, is the first coach to be sacked in the league this season. It cost very badly the start of the season promoted Fulham, the Premier League red lantern with a single victory in twelve days.
According to Opta statisticians, only two teams in Premier League history have scored fewer points than Fulham (5 points) this year after 12 matches: Everton (4 points) in 1994-1995 and QPR (4 points) in 2012-2013.
"This Fulham squad has extraordinary talent that goes against its position in the standings," but assured Ranieri, who will lead for the first time during the match against Southampton on November 24.
Ranieri, from Cagliari, Napoli, Atlético Madrid, Chelsea, Juventus Turin, AS Roma and Inter Milan, took over FC Nantes for a season in 2017 after being sacked from Leicester at heart. year after the title. But despite a good start to the season, the Canary has run out of steam and Italy has no control for the second year in France.