'I feel betrayed by Ranieri' - Leicester City striker vows to never play for them again

Leonardo Ulloa has threaten to go on strike in order to force a move away from the Premier League champions.

Argentine striker Ulloa.
Argentine striker Ulloa.
Image: Tim Goode

LEICESTER CITY’S UNSETTLED striker Leonardo Ulloa has threatened to go on strike to force a deadline day transfer to Sunderland.

Ulloa handed in a transfer request two weeks ago but the Premier League champions have reportedly rejected a bid from Spanish club Alaves because manager Claudio Ranieri would prefer to keep him.

The 30-year-old Ulloa posted on his Twitter account: “With all respect for LCFC FANS. I feel betrayed by Ranieri and let down by the club.

I will not play again for them…”

Ulloa is disgruntled after starting just once in the Premier League this season and he has not been offered a new deal after helping the Foxes win the title last season.

The Argentine added on Sky Sports News: “I can’t understand the situation or why they don’t let me continue playing my football somewhere else.

“If I stay at the club it’s going to affect seriously my career and my future. The best thing for both parties is that they sell me to another club.”

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The Foxes have reportedly rejected a £8 million (€9m) bid by Sunderland. The deadline for transfers is 11pm tonight.

© – AFP, 2017

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