FC Nantes has announced on Thursday that Claudio Ranieri next season, no head coach will be more of the club. The 66-year-old Italian was since last summer to work for the Canaries, who for the slotspeeldag in Ligue 1 at the tenth spot. Nantes stressed that he will say goodbye.
Ranieri still had a contract for next season, but could for a while not by the same door by chairman Waldemar Kita. On the clubwebsite thank both parties each other for the cooperation. Ranieri has also a word for the player base. “I want the players thank you for the fantastic first half of the season, but already, the second half of a suit more difficult. The players have given everything and that’s the main thing.” Nantes could after the new year only three league games to win.
With Yassine El Ghanassy and Joris Kayembe there are also two compatriots on the payroll of FC Nantes. Both had a disappointing season and could never claim a permanent move.
Claudio Ranieri has been a long trainerscarrière her. In Italy he was at the head of Cagliari (1988-1991), Napoli (1991-1993), Fiorentina (1993-1997), Parma (2007), Juventus (2007-2009), AS Roma (2009-2011) and Internazionale (2011-2012). Outside the borders of the country, he coached clubs like Valencia (1997-1999 and 2004-2005), Atlético Madrid (1999-2000), Chelsea (2000-2004) and Monaco (2012-2014). His biggest names performance realized Ranieri at Leicester City (2015-2017). He led the Foxes to a totally unexpected English championship title in 2016.