Leicester's Leonardo Ulloa vents his frustration at Claudio Ranieri

He no longer wants to play for the club

BY Raf Diallo 18:19 Monday 30 January 2017, 18:19 30 Jan 2017

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri with Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa (left) after the final whistle during the EFL Cup, Third Round match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. Picture by Nick Potts PA Wire/PA Images

Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa has signalled his frustration towards his manager Claudio Ranieri.

The Argentinean centre forward also added that he won't play for the club again via his Twitter account, claiming that he feels "betrayed" by the manager.

It is understood that the reigning Premier League title holders have rejected a bid from Sunderland and do not want to sell him to an English top flight rival.

Ulloa told Sky Sports News that he feels unfairly treated.

"I am sad about the current situation because it's been two wonderful years here," he said.

"But now in my situation, with me not being part of the plans, I feel that the best way forward is that I leave and I can be happy somewhere else.

"The manager has been telling me for the last three months that if an offer of £4 million or £5 million was arriving he would help me to leave.

"My understanding is that there are offers bigger than that which are not being considered. Today he tells me he wants me to stay. If I stay at the club it's going to affect my future and my career."

Ulloa has made just 12 appearances for Leicester in the Premier League this season, scoring once. However, that amounts to just one league start against Middlesbrough on January 2nd.

Primarily the forward was an impact substitute during Leicester's run to the Premier League title in 2015-16, playing 29 times and scoring six goals.


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