Mancini thanks City supporters

Roberto Mancini has thanked Manchester City fans for their support by placing a full-page advert in a local newspaper.

Last Updated: 18/05/13 at 12:54 Post Comment

Roberto Mancini: Thanked Manchester City fans

Roberto Mancini: Thanked Manchester City fans

The Italian was sacked earlier this week following a disappointing campaign where they lost their Premier League crown to Manchester United and failed to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages.

Mancini has always has a good relationship with the fans and in a full-page advert in the Manchester Evening News wrote: "Manchester City Supporters 3 unforgettable years, you will always be in my heart, ciao, Roberto Mancini."

As well as the league title, Mancini won the FA Cup with City in 2011 and Community Shield last summer.

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