London - Leicester's mayor wants to rename the city's
streets after Leicester City's players if they succeed in winning the Premier
League title, he told Wednesday's edition of The Times.
Supporters have pushed for top scorer Jamie Vardy to be
honoured by the local authorities, but mayor Peter Soulsby wants to see every
member of manager Claudio Ranieri's team included.
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"It has been a real team effort, so as well as Vardy
Vale we would need to have (Peter) Schmeichel Street, (Danny) Drinkwater Drive
and Ranieri Road," he said.
"Leicester has honoured its sporting stars in the past.
There is an area named after golfers and there is also a (Gary) Lineker
Unheralded Leicester are currently seven points clear at the
top of the Premier League table and need 12 points from their final six games
to guarantee a fairytale title success.
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