Leonardo Ulloa latest: Major gamble on Leicester striker sees odds change

Sunderland's hopes of signing Leonardo Ulloa look ever more slim after a huge gamble on the Leicester City striker to stay in the Midlands.

Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 3:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 3:06 pm
Leonardo Ulloa

Odds on the Argentinian joining the Black Cats have drifted from long odds-on - 1/4 - to 6/4 against in less than an hour.

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Ulloa has said he will not play for Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri again after an initial bid from Sunderland was rejected.

But despite the offer being upped once more to £7.5 million, the Foxes have stubbornly rejected Sunderland’s approach.

And the prospect of Ulloa having to stay put has now increased with what is clearly a huge punt on him remaining a Leicester player tomorrow.