Mancini made his plans public on Tuesday evening after watching his team crash out of the Champions League at the hands of Liverpool.
"The next two and a half months will be my last as the coach of the squad," he said. "I have already told the players and it is only natural now to announce it to everybody. It´s a decision that I had already made and it is not due to this defeat."
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