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.
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.