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Why Was Mancini Considering AS Monaco?

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

This post was guest-blogged by Soccerlens.

The English Premier League is one of the most attractive options in the world, not just for top players, but for the top managers in the world. From José Mourinho to Pep Guardiola, these days no ambitious manager considers his CV to be complete without a stint managing one of the big English clubs – and nowadays Manchester City are unquestionably one of those clubs. Therefore, the news that current manager Roberto Mancini was seriously considering bailing out of the Etihad towards the end of last season to take a job managing French outfit AS Monaco (who are now in the French second division, no less) is surprising to say the least.