Sunday, May 12, 2013

Roberto Mancini may be sacked after FA Cup defeat

Roberto Mancini
Roberto Mancini (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Roberto Mancini's position before yesterday's FA Cup final 0-1 loss to Wigan was uncertain. After that defeat, he seems to be on his way out of Manchester City...

Mancini to be sacked within days after City's embarrassing FA Cup final defeat by Wigan

Defeated FA Cup final manager Roberto Mancini is to be sacked in the next two weeks — with Manuel Pellegrini of Malaga being lined up as his replacement.
 The Manchester City manager’s fate was already decided prior to Saturday’s embarrassing Wembley defeat, when his expensively assembled squad lost to relegation-threatened Wigan 1-0, leaving them without a  major trophy this season.
Mancini’s three-and-a-half year tenure is coming to an end because he is deemed to have failed on the targets laid out for him this season; to reach the Champions League quarter-finals and win the Premier League again. Even if he had won the Cup, it was not enough.

Source: Daily Mail

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