Nigel Pearson to make a sensational return to replace sacked Claudio Ranieri?

Nigel Pearson to make a sensational return to replace sacked Claudio Ranieri?

Players of Premier League club Leicester City have been asked if they want former handler Nigel Pearson to replace sacked Claudio Ranieri, and the question received lots of positive response.

The 53-year-old English football manager and former professional player who was most recently manager of Derby County could make a sensational return to Leicester City in a matter of days.

Nigel Pearson to make a sensational return to replace sacked Claudio Ranieri?

Former Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri

It was explained in the report that Leicester City Thai owners quizzed senior players on how they felt about having him back in the dugout having brutally axed title-winner Claudio Ranieri on Thursday, February, 23, 2017.

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Pearson, 53, saved Leicester from relegation in 2014-15 and remains popular inside the King Power dressing room.

His old backroom staff Craig Shakespeare and Mike Stowell will be in charge for Sunday's (February, 26, 2017) home clash against Liverpool.

Nigel Pearson to make a sensational return to replace sacked Claudio Ranieri?

Claudio Ranieri and Nigel Pearson

Also, former Chelsea and Real Madrid coach Guus Hiddink is being considered and ex-England manager Roy Hodgson’s name has been mentioned as possible replacement for Ranieri.

Meanwhile many people around the world are still furious with the sack of Ranieri months after helping Leicester City to win the Premier League title.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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