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When Diego Simeone shakes hands with Craig Shakespeare next Wednesday the Atletico Madrid coach will have little idea about his opponent. In fairness, even in England few do. When your club reaches the last eight of the Champions League the manager has usually excelled in the competition and won domestic honors. Leicester City manager Shakespeare is best known for his surname.

Before he took over from Claudio Ranieri, Shakespeare’s managerial career had comprised one match as West Bromwich’s caretaker manager in 2006, beating Crystal Palace 2-0 away. His CV looks significantly different now.

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