Football

AS Monaco plot second move for Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini

Published Add your comment

 

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is being linked with a move to AS Monaco.

The Daily Mirror claims the Ligue 1 outfit are set to make a second move for the Citizens chief, with David Moyes, Manuel Pellegrini and Frank De Boer all candidates to replace the Italian at the Etihad Stadium.

The paper goes on to suggest that Monaco launched a bid to bring the 48-year-old to the principality 12 months ago, and after failing the first time around, have retained their interest in the former Inter Milan chief.

Claudio Ranieiri, nicknamed the 'tinkerman' during his time in the Premier League with Chelsea, has helped guide the club to top spot in Ligue 2, and a probable return to the French top flight next season.

But, despite the current manager's success, the report claims Mancini is seen as the 'best long-term option' for the club in the eyes of Billionaire owner Dmitry Rybolovlev.

Mancini's future at Manchester City is far from certain, according to the paper, with the club struggling behind Manchester United at the top of the English table after winning the title last season.

And, with names already reported to be on the table should Mancini make his move away from Eastlands, a five-year contract offer in Monaco could be too good to turn down - providing the club secure promotion this season.

 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Manchester City
Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again