Date: 19th December 2009 at 8:29pm
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So Hughes has finally been sacked after a run of two wins in eleven games, but just who is the man replacing him?

Well the answer is he’s a winner, both as a player and a manager he has won things. Most importantly he won three Seria A titles on the trot.

Roberto Mancini Fact File:

Date of birth 27/11/64 (age 45)
Place of birth Jesi, Italy
Position Striker
Club information
Current club Manchester City (manager)

Playing Career
Period Team Apps (Goals)
1981–1982 Bologna 30 (9)
1982–1997 Sampdoria 563 173)
1997–2000 Lazio 126 (24)
2001 Leicester City 4 (0)

International Appearances
1982–1986 Italy U-21 26 (9)
1984–1994 Italy 36 (4)

Management Record
2000 Lazio – Assistant Manager
2001–2002 Fiorentina
2002–2004 Lazio
2004–2008 Inter Milan
2009– Manchester City

Managerial Achievements
Fiorentina- Coppa Italia: 2000–01
Lazio- Coppa Italia: 2003–04
Inter Milan- Serie A: 2005–06; 2006–07; 2007–08 / Coppa Italia: 2004–05; 2005–06

Some of you might not agree with the timing of Hughes’ sacking, especially after such a public showing of support.

This appointment of a proven winner should appease the Blue masses.

 

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