Leicester back Ranieri despite relegation threat

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 With their recent defeat at home to Manchester United leaving them just a point above the relegation zone, manager Claudio Ranieri is coming under severe pressure from supporters as the Foxes look to rediscover their form of last season. However, despite their recent struggles, the Italian boss has received the backing from the club, with the club set to fight in both the Champions League and Premier League over the coming weeks.

Just over six months ago, Leicester were celebrating the biggest day in their history, with Captain Wes Morgan lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time after a remarkable campaign. However, with the likes of Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez failing to rediscover their form from last year, as well as N’Golo Kante continuing to show just how much of an asset he is with league leaders Chelsea, the Foxes are now among the favourites for relegation. For those of you wishing to back Ranieri’s men to steer clear of the drop zone, you can find all football competitions at one place including UK, International, European and other Leagues.

 Wins for fellow strugglers Hull City and Sunderland last time around only compounded Leicester’s misery, with just two points separating the bottom six in the Premier League table. Relegation for the Foxes would make them the first club to drop down to the Championship having won the title the previous year, with Rainieri keen to justify his winning of the FIFA Coach of the Year Award in 2016.

With a Champions League Round of 16 tie against Spanish La Liga side Sevilla to look forward to, Claudio Ranieri would likely trade wins against Swansea City and Liverpool in the coming weeks with European progression. Leicester’s players have been criticised widely in the press, with Arsenal’s legendary striker Ian Wright calling them “lazy”. Other reports suggest that the Italian boss has lost the support of his dressing room, with a reported ban on chicken burgers upsetting some of the players.

The former Chelsea boss, previously known as the “tinkerman”, will be hoping that his latest idea will get the players motivated, with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr set to meet the Leicester squad during his time in the UK. With just five wins from their 24 Premier League fixtures to date, the presence of the unbeaten American can certainly not have a negative effect on the team.

Luke Shaw suffers horror injury in Champions League opener

Manchester United's Shaw is taken off on a stretcher following what looked like a horrific injury on Tuesday

Manchester United full back Luke Shaw has tonight suffered what looks to be a double leg fracture after a challenge from PSV’s Hector Moreno during their Champions League opener.

Shaw received treatment on the pitch for ten minutes whilst paramedics tried to reduce the pain, and get the youngster into a comfortable state to remove the player from the pitch with the least risk of further injury.

The 20-year-old had been in fine form in the early stages of the season for United, in what will not only be a bitter blow to the player – but also to his manager Louis van Gaal. Shaw had not only been impressing for his club this season, as he was given starts in England’s two European Championship qualifiers last week against San Marino and Switzerland, with him particularly impressing in the latter match.

It did not take Shaw long to update his fans on Twitter, as he said: “Thank you everyone for your messages, words can’t describe how gutted I am, my road to recovery starts now, I will come back stronger.”

A shocking night was capped off by an equally shocking result, as Memphis Depay’s opener for United was canceled out by an equaliser from Moreno – before Luciano Narsingh’s second half winner.

We at Sporting Way of Life would like to wish Luke Shaw all the best with his recovery from tonight’s shocking injury, and hope to see him donning the red of Manchester and white of England soon.