Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has not denied reports that he spoke to Monaco last season.

It has been reported that the Italian, prior to guiding City to the Barclays Premier League title, spoke to the wealthy Ligue 2 club with a view to joining them this season. He went on to sign a new five-year contract at City over the summer and he insists he is happy at the Etihad Stadium.

Mancini, who was linked with other jobs last season including that of Italy national boss, said: "Last year I was very close with seven or eight teams but I prefer to stay here."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2012, All Rights Reserved.

Topics:
#Football
#Manchester City
#Premier League