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Will Roma Provide A Way Out For Roberto Mancini?

manciniThe Telegraph is reporting that are prepared to offer Roberto Mancini a path away from this summer with a £4.5 million-a-year contract to bring the Italian back to Serie A this summer.

There has been growing speculation that Mancini will be fired this season, even if City finish second in the Premier League and win the .

Despite Mancini claiming that ‘over the last 15 months, I am the best manager in ,’ there has been no public backing of support from City chief executive Ferran Soriano and sporting director Txiki Begiristain.

Mancini, who travelled to last week to watch against , is said to be the front-runner for the Roma job following the sacking of Zdenek Zeman earlier this month.

Roma’s American owners have tasked general manager Franco Baldini with the task of recruiting a high-profile coach this summer to spark a ‘renaissance’ at the Olympic Stadium and and Mancini is the favoured option ahead of Carlo Ancelotti, whose position as Paris St Germain manager has been undermined by reports linking Jose Mourinho with a move from .

Although Mancini played and managed Roma’s city rivals , it is understood that Roma are unconcerned by this as they feel that Mancini will be the best manager available this summer.