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Ranieri to take Charge?

Sky Sports News are tonight reporting that Cladio Ranieri will take charge as Manchester City manager if the Thaksin Shinawatra takeover goes through.

With Ray Ranson having today withdrawn his takeover bid, all signs are pointing to the imminent takeover of City by Shinawatra.

Although details are sketchy at this point it is becoming clear that either Shinawatra's or Ranieri's advisors have leaked news of the managerial appointment to the press.

It would seem highly unlikely that this would happen without the takeover being close to completion.

Having said that, it is Manchester City we are talking about so anything could yet happen.

One thing is for sure: MCFC are an infinitely more attractive proposition with money.

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Writer: Andy Leggott Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 30 2007

Time: 8:31PM

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Try Paul Daniels.
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30/05/2007 23:30:00

Ranson, however, has reserved the right to renew his interest in the future should another party, including Shinawatra make a formal offer
Craig Cain
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31/05/2007 10:13:00

Ranieri has resigned from his job at Parma tonight.
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31/05/2007 22:55:00

The Tinkerman returns, but will he be able to turn the club around? Even if he makes a balls of it you have to admit to liking the bloke after tha appaling way he was treated at CSKAhelsea
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01/06/2007 06:14:00

I really dont think he is the man for you, he keeps banging on about how good he was at chelsea, what a joke.... Man City deserve better Regards Bristol Rovers
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01/06/2007 16:52:00

he was bad at chelsea cant seeing him being better at city,dont forget sacked after 4 months with idea why everyone really rates him,he has done nothin except tinker far too much!
Belfast Villain
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02/06/2007 12:20:00

You would think he would realise that by constantly changing the side he was making it unsettled. Clearly it hasn't worked so stop tinkering. lol
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04/06/2007 10:19:00


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