Soccer – Ranieri hopes Kramaric thrives in Germany


Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri hopes Andrej Kramaric impresses at Hoffenheim after allowing the striker to join the Bundesliga side on loan for the rest of this season.

The Croatia international, who signed for the Foxes a year ago from Rijeka for an initial fee of £7million, has only made two substitute appearances in the Premier League this term.
“Andrej has the European Championships to think about, so it’s important for him that he has the opportunity to play,” said Ranieri.
“A loan is a solution that works for everybody. We will watch him closely at Hoffenheim.”
Leicester face Stoke City on Saturday and are 9/1 with Bet365 to beat the Potters 2-0, while they can be backed at 4/6 to finish in the Premier League’s top four this term.