They made it emphatically clear that I was their man." Lennon's deal also completed a hat-trick for the Foxes after Matt Elliott and Muzzy Izzet agreed new deals earlier this summer. I'm delighted to have Neil on board because he's such an important player for this football club.
He would have been very difficult to replace." Bradford City are poised to conclude another signing a day after their capture of Benito Carbone.
Panucci, who has fallen out of favour at San Siro, said yesterday: "Chelsea is a good solution for me." He will certainly be among friends, or acquaintances, at Stamford Bridge, with Gianluca Vialli having recruited half a dozen players from Italian clubs.
The most recent of them was the Croatian Mario Stanic, from Parma, one of three expensive summer signings, all of them foreigners.
Lennon said that he would have considered moving to Celtic if a fee had been agreed.
"It's never been about me snubbing Celtic to stay here," he said. It was an enormous temptation, but the club turned down their two bids." Lennon's reward for staying with Leicester is a reported £10,000-a-week pay rise, a year after he signed a deal that made him the club's top earner.
Il affronte ce vendredi soir l'Espagne dans un match presque perdu d'avance car la Roja doit assurer sa qualification, tandis que l'Albanie est déjà éliminée.
Ramos : "Ne pas mélanger football et politique" Interrogé sur les déclarations de Piqué qui est pour le référendum afin que le peuple catalan puisse voter et décider, Panucci s'est montré plutôt élogieux à son égard.
Geoffrey Richmond, Bradford's chairman, has agreed a fee of £1.5m with Rovers for Ward, while Pompey are set to sign Mills for £1m with £175,000 to be added depending on appearances.
The Charlton Athletic midfielder Andy Todd has escaped a one-match Premiership ban, despite being sent off in a friendly match against Lyngby in Denmark on Tuesday.
Charlton have been told that the referee will not be making an official report.
The midfielder said he had stayed because of the new manager, Peter Taylor.
"I feel very humble that the club has made such a good offer to me - it's beyond my wildest dreams," he said. Predominantly it was down to the manager, chairman and the people here at the club.