Former Premier League manager says he turned down Leicester

Publisert kl03 april 2017 14:42 by Editorial

MANAGERE: Guus Hiddink & Alan Pardew. | Reuters

The experienced former Chelsea and Netherlands coach was in the frame to replace Ranieri after the Italian was sacked just nine months after leading Leicester to a shock Premier League title.

But the Dutchman, 70, told The Sunday Times: «To be strictly correct, I didn’t talk directly with Leicester. But you know how the line goes. ‘They think of you…’

«They asked not directly but indirectly, but I said no. If you have decided to sack Ranieri, why don’t you go with your number two guy?»

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