Toure: City must back Mancini

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Manchester City captain Kolo Toure has called for the club to stick with manager Roberto Mancini.

There has been speculation about the Italian's future since he replaced Mark Hughes in December, but former Arsenal centre-half Toure wants the Italian to be given plenty of time at Eastlands, even if the club do not secure Champions League football.

Toure was quoted in the Sunday Telegraph, saying: "It's really difficult to beat us and what he (Mancini) brings is that every time we play, we feel really strong.

The Ivory Coast international added: "He's bringing experience and he knows what he wants to do for this club and he needs time."

"You can't keep changing managers. Every time the players have to adapt to a new strategy and the thinking of the new manager, which is really difficult and takes time. With Roberto we're starting to know what he really wants and he's working well."

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