Guus Hiddink: Suspended Diego Costa isn’t an idiot

Chelsea will be without Spain striker Diego Costa and Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard for the home derby with West Ham United on 19 March, because of suspension and injury respectively. Costa is banned after being sent off in last weekends FA Cup quarter-final defeat by Everton. Hiddink said Costa was unhappy at not being able to play, but it was wrong to call him an idiot for being suspended. Mar 18, 2016

Jurgen Klopp doesn’t fancy his chances against Dortmund

Liverpool have been drawn against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League quarter-finals. Gunners boss Jurgen Klopp’s former club brushed aside Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 over two legs, after a 2-1 win in London. However, Klopp said he didnt want to fancy the German giants in the next round, as they are the best team left in the competition. Mar 18, 2016

Claudio Ranieri will spurn Italian clubs to retire at Leicester City

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri ruled himself out of the running for a job at an Italian team on 17 March, and said he hoped to stay at the Premier League leaders for years to come. The 64-year-old Italian said this week that Leicester, the sensation of the season and five points clear of Tottenham Hotspur with eight games remaining, would be his last club before retirement. Mar 18, 2016