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
Current club Manchester City (manager)
Period Team Apps (Goals)
1981–1982 Bologna 30 (9)
1982–1997 Sampdoria 563 173)
1997–2000 Lazio 126 (24)
2001 Leicester City 4 (0)
1982–1986 Italy U-21 26 (9)
1984–1994 Italy 36 (4)
2000 Lazio – Assistant Manager
2004–2008 Inter Milan
2009– Manchester City
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.