London - Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has given
his high-flying players permission to go out and celebrate on New Year's Eve,
provided they perform in Saturday's home game against Bournemouth.
Leicester begin 2016 in second place in the Premier League
table, level on points with leaders Arsenal, after narrowly avoiding relegation
But while Ranieri is happy for his players to celebrate
their achievement, he does not want them to go too far.
Also read: Ranieri hails Vardy, still fears relegation
"They can celebrate. They are very, very good
professionals," the Italian told his pre-game press conference on
"It's important to celebrate, to enjoy it, because it
was a fantastic 2015, but afterwards we have to put our minds on Bournemouth.
"They are a very dangerous team. Bournemouth lost five
in a row, but before losing to Arsenal (2-0 on Monday) they made a fantastic
"For us it's important to concentrate 100
the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us
on Twitter and like our Facebook page