Football transfer rumours: Sigurdsson to Leicester? Chelsea in for Aubameyang?

Today’s tittle tattle is stuck in the car park

Despite all the gnashing of teeth and wagging of fingers that the decision provoked at the time, nearly everyone now accepts that Claudio Ranieri had to be bundled out of Leicester City. And now is the time to starting bundling out most of the players brought in under the Italian last summer. The message from the club seems to be: “We’re not saying it’s all your fault but there’s the door and here is a boot.”

Ron-Robert Zieler has already been offloaded to Stuttgart and the Foxes are hopeful that Bordeaux will relieve them of Nampalys Mendy. Leicester are also said to be open to offers for Ahmed Musa and Islam Slimani. The club have not completely given up on finding usefulness in the rarely seen Polish midfielder Bartosz Kapustka, so have only loaned him to Freiburg. Tom Lawrence, a young Wales international midfielder, who was reared at the club rather than purchased last summer, could be sold to Derby County. Meanwhile, Leonardo Ulloa, who six months ago vowed never to play for the club again after being denied a move by Ranieri, is now poised to sign a new contract at the club.

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