Claude Puel

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Manchester City’s  Gabriel Jesus  celebrates scoring against Wolverhampton Wanderers last week. Photograph:  Marc Atkins/EPA

A muscular problem has ruled Gabriel Jesus out for a month, leaving Manchester City without their two first-choice strikers, as Sergio Agüero’s knee i(...)

It’s not all been dilly-ding, dilly-dong, but Claudio Ranieri would applaud what Rodgers has moulded these past 15 months. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

First things first: after such a break it is necessary to refresh our knowledge of the facts and and our understanding of what they mean. For some maj(...)

 Emiliano Sala and Cardiff City chief executive Ken Choo on January 18th, 2019, in Cardiff, Wales. Photograph: Cardiff City FC/Getty Images

January On the 16th of the month, Nantes visited Nimes in Ligue 1. Nantes’s 72nd-minute substitute was their number nine, Emiliano Sala, a 28-year-ol(...)

Brendan Rodgers celebrates Leicester City’s  victory over Arsenal with defender  Caglar Soyuncu at the King Power Stadium. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

In a side room at the King Power Stadium, Brendan Rodgers was allowing himself to reflect. Only eight and a half months had passed since he joined (...)

Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring Leicester City’s second against Crystal Palace. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

Crystal Palace 0 Leicester City 2 They couldn’t do it again, could they? As Leicester supporters will tell you, stranger things have happened. Anothe(...)

Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Leander Dendoncker scores a goal that was disallowed following a VAR review. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Leicester City 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Neither of these sides will turn their nose up at a point prised from decent opponents, but both have caus(...)

Andre Gray and Troy Deeney celebrate Watford’s late winner against Leicester City. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

Watford 2 Leicester City 1 Nobody said Brendan Rodgers had taken the easy option in swapping Celtic for Leicester. His new charges seemed to have don(...)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers lifting the Scottish Cup  at Hampden Park, Glasgow, last May. As he  monitored Claude Puel’s downturn at Leicester City, he will have focused not just on Leicester’s wealth and potential, but also on English football’s broader appeal.  Photograph:  Graham Stuart/PA Wire

Two years ago this month Leicester City defeated Seville 2-0 at home to progress to the last eight of the Champions League. Last Saturday the attendan(...)

Brendan Rodgers is welcomed by supporters ahead of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Brighton  at the King Power stadium. Rodgers has signed a seal to take over as manager until the summer of 2022. Photograph:  Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Leicester City have appointed Brendan Rodgers as their new manager on a contract until June 2022, with Celtic confirming the return of Neil Lennon as (...)

Wilfried Zaha scores Crystal Palace’s  second goal during the Premier League match against  Leicester City  at The King Power stadium. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Leicester City 1 Crystal Palace 4 Crystal Palace piled further pressure on Leicester City manager Claude Puel on Saturday with a comprehensive 4-1 Pr(...)

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