“I remember my first meeting with the chairman when I arrived at Leicester City this summer. He sat down with me and said, “Claudio, this is a very important year for the club. It is very important for us to stay in the Premier League. We have to stay safe.”
My reply was, “Okay, sure. We’ll work hard on the training ground and try to achieve this.”
Forty points. That was the goal. That was the total we needed to stay in the first division, to give our fans another season of Premier League football.
Back then, I did not dream that I would open the paper on April 4 and see Leicester City at the top of the table with 69 points. Last year on this same day, the club was at the bottom of the table.
This is unbelievable, and honestly, unless you happen to be a fan of one of the teams directly behind them in the standings, how could you not be pulling for Leicester City to take home the trophy?