With Leicester now on the verge of writing one of the greatest sporting stories of all time, here are a selection of tweets where the hashtag #BenefitOfHindsight comes to mind...
Claudio Ranieri? Really?— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) July 13, 2015
Big name bad choice in my opinion ! Time will tell ! Hopefully I'm wrong #foxesneverquit— Robbie Savage (@RobbieSavage8) July 13, 2015
Can't believe Leicester appointed Ranieri ... Great club, great fanbase but I'm afraid MK rather than Old Trafford season after next.— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) July 13, 2015
Ranieri is a nice guy, but he's done well to get the Leicester job. After what happened with Greece, am surprised he can walk back into PL— Harry Redknapp (@Redknapp) July 13, 2015
Right then here we go again #Top6Bottom3:— michael owen (@themichaelowen) August 7, 2015
Let's see yours!
Coco the Clown aka Mr Claudio Ranieri. Good luck @OfficialFOXES 😂😂 Worst manager in modern European Football pic.twitter.com/SVv6QVCuQU— Charlie Hurley (@CharlieHurley) July 13, 2015
19th Leicester— #FreeÖzil (@FootyHipstar) August 7, 2015
The decision to sack Pearson will be a mistake. Ranieri will also be sacked soon, no goals in that team, relegated.
And Leicester's inevitable descent back to obscurity and this season becoming a Trivial Pursuit question begins. #bbcfootball— Matthew Harris (@Applemask) December 26, 2015
"Leicester City, we're top of the league."— Aran (@AranNicolWHUFC) August 15, 2015
130 minutes into the season.
Small club mentality.
I give Ranierithree months before he's sacked.— Jack Williams (@jdwilliams_94) July 13, 2015
Leicester City owner wants to spend £180m as he thinks that'll get them top 5 in the Prem within three years... #deluded— Josh Hill (@joshill5) May 13, 2014
Im literally putting money on Ranieri to be sacked before the season— DR △ (@dilan14423) July 13, 2015
Claudio Ranieri is the most hilariously bad appointment possible. Totally clueless and talentless he will be sacked before Christmas.— Perennial Under (@PerennialUnder) July 13, 2015
I give #Ranieri 3 months before he leaves. I still can't get my head around what the usually sensible owners have done #shocker #lcfc— The Orignal P ⚽️ (@P_NoDoubleE) July 18, 2015
Ranieri at Leicester? That's my first manager sacked bet sorted then.— Del Hutton (@Del_Hutton) July 13, 2015
I bet Ranieri's already planning how he's going to spend his Leicester severance pay— Ryan Millard (@ryanmillard86) July 13, 2015
However, not everyone got it wrong. In fact one fan predicted it after only 25 minutes of the season...
#bbcfootball So Leicester going to win the league and Sunderland getting relegated? Seems perfectly logical after 25 mins of the season— Alan Ferguson (@alanfergs) August 8, 2015
Alan Ferguson must literally be some sort of football fortune telling genius. Alan, if you happen to be reading this, could you tell me next lottery numbers?
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