Manchester City have declined to comment on a report that manager Roberto Mancini was involved in talks about becoming manager of Monaco last season.
The Guardian reported on their website that Mancini spoke to the wealthy Ligue 2 outfit earlier this year with a view to joining them at the end of the last campaign.
It is claimed the Italian was offered a big-money contract and that the club expected him to sign. All this, it is reported, occurred before Mancini led City to the Barclays Premier League title and subsequently signed a new five-year contract at the Etihad Stadium over the summer.
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