Cape Town - Former
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri believes his best piece of
business in the transfer market was when he signed Anthony Martial for
The Italian tactician has an impressive history of making shrewd
moves in the transfer market. One of his best decisions was when he
brought N'Golo Kante to Leicester where the defensive midfielder helped
them win the Premier League against all odds in 2016.
Ranieri was also the man who brought former Premier League star Frank
Lampard to Chelsea back in 2001, but he believes it's the signing of
Martial that was his most significant.
At the age of 17, Martial was bought from Olympique Lyonnais in 2013,
joining Ranieri's Monaco side in a €5m deal. Only two years later the
Frenchman was sold for €60m to Manchester United.
Ranieri said, according to the Daily Star: “I think the best was Martial for Monaco. We buy him for €5m and sell for €60m.”
The Italian remains out of a job since his sacking at Leicester, and
told Sky Sports News HQ: "I'm very stimulated to make another great
"I feel as well a European coach. Italy, Spain, France, England for me is okay."