No Pres­sure on Le­ices­ter: Ranieri

The Economic Times - - Sports -

Le­ices­ter City may be fac­ing the most im­por­tant six weeks in their 132-year his­tory but they are still not feel­ing any pres­sure, man­ager Claudio Ranieri said on Fri­day. With seven games left they lead the Premier League by five points as they bid to be­come cham­pi­ons of Eng­land for the first time. Near­est ri­vals Tot­ten­ham face a tricky game at Liver­pool on Satur­day, so that lead could even be ex­tended af­ter Le­ices­ter host Southamp­ton the fol­low­ing day. "Of course, it is the big­gest pe­riod ever for the club be­cause never has Le­ices­ter been at this level," the Ital­ian told a news con­fer­ence on Fri­day. "There was pres­sure at the be­gin­ning when we had to be safe," he said. "Af­ter that, we are en­joy­ing it.

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