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Leicester boss credits bright players for remarkable PL ascension


Johannesburg: Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, whose side emerged as the surprise Premier League leaders this season, has credited the presence of bright players as the reason behind their team’s stunning success. Leicester, which were in the relegation zone last season, are being seen as the title favourites after their emphatic 3-1 win over Manchester City last weekend.

Ranieri, who is leading his first season as the Leicester City manager, stressed that it was his player’s intelligence in every situation that had helped them to reach so far, Sport24 reported. Leicester City, which have won 15 out of their 25 games they have played, will next lock horns with Arsenal on Sunday.