Claudio Ranieri will miss Leicester’s title winning moment

For Leicester City to win the Premier League, Tottenham must fall to Chelsea but the Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri says he might not watch the London Derby because he will be on board to Italy to visit his 96-year old mother.

Determine Man United spoiled Leicester party with 1-1 draw thanks to Anthony Martial’s lead before Wes Morgan’s equaliser.

The Foxes lead second placed Spurs eight points and will heavily throw their support behind Chelsea to at least draw with Tottenham on Monday night to give Claudio Ranieri’s side first Premier League trophy in their 135 history.

But the Italian tactician said he would not be around to watch what could be the Club’s great moment game.

“I would like to watch the match, but I think I am on a flight back from Italy, so it’s difficult for me to watch the match.

“Maybe when I land I will know the result. Yes, really.

“Now I go back to Italy and tomorrow Monday at 7pm I fly back and I won’t watch the match.

“For us it’s important to continue to dream and continue to work.

“Three matches ago, I said in my mind Tottenham will win all the matches and we are very, very concentrated on this.”

Leicester played without suspended striker Jamie Vardy- who has scored 22 goals but were able to respond quickly after a goal down and Ranieri has hailed his side’s character.

“After the goal, I said we had to react mentally and fortunately at the first free-kick we scored a goal.

“The goal gave us more and more confidence. With Jamie away it’s more difficult for us because we are used to playing the ball for Jamie and stretching the opponent.

“In this case they were more comfortable, pushed a lot and pressed in our half. It was difficult for us to play because they were pressing very well.

“It was important to show our character and also our mentality. The beginning wasn’t so good, but afterwards I was very happy with our performance.”

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