"We are playing against a side that have just changed their coach and they will be ultra-motivated. We have to be totally focused to avoid slipping on a potential banana skin. I wish the new Sochaux coach, Hervé Renard every success for the future... after Sunday's game!... The international players that have travelled a long way are very tired, and that's quite normal. But they still have two days to recover. Like always, I will choose my team the evening before the game. We have a few absentees, but we have good options to replace them. We can also count on Jérémy Toulalan back in the squad and that's excellent news because with him, the team is more balanced..."
This week, ASM TV put a microphone on Claudio Ranieri during one of the training sessions. Watch how Il Mister prepares his players, as though you were there!