Claudio Ranieri is already after a little more than three months, dismissed as coach of Fulham. The Italian state, with the London club, on the penultimate place in the Premier League.
The tasks of Ranieri to be taken over by Scott Parker, made Fulham Thursday known. The ex-footballer will provisionally as an interim trainer for the game group, which since the winter break, also Besiktas-mercenary Ryan Babel is part.
Ranieri followed mid-november, the redundancies Slavisa Jokanovic, but the 67-year-old manager could ‘The Cottagers’ not from the degradatiezone sheds. With seventeen points means the team only Huddersfield Town under him in the Premier League. After the 2-0 defeat on Wednesday against Southampton, the backlog on the safe seventeenth place all ten points.
As a coach of Leicester City made Ranieri in 2016 for a tremendous surprise, with ‘The Foxes’ championship title in England to conquer it. Earlier was the Italian coach of Chelsea, AS Roma, Juventus and Valencia.
Ranieri has understanding for the decision
According to Fulham chairman Shahid Khan has Ranieri understanding for the choice to say goodbye to each other. “He is the agree with me that it’s for everyone the best thing is that there is a change. As always, he remained a true gentleman. The appointment of Claudio has unfortunately not delivered what we had expected, but he is certainly not the only one who is responsible for the current situation.”
The start of Ranieri at Fulham was promising with nine points in his first eight matches. “But we were unfortunately not able to good performance by pulling,” continues Khan. “Claudio leaves the club with a friend and will definitely be back soon somewhere to be successful.”
Ranieri adds itself in a short statement disappointed about the results of the current number nineteen of the Premier League. “After a brief revival shortly after my arrival, it all fell. Then it is not illogical that something happens.”
Fulham Football Club Chairman Shahid Khan today named Scott Parker as Caretaker Manager, replacing Claudio Ranieri.
AvatarAuteurFulhamFCMoment of plaatsen16:39 – February 28, 2019