Manchester City boss Mancini tells Abramovich not to axe Ancelotti at Chelsea

21 May 2011 10:35
ShareManchester City boss Roberto Mancini believes Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich would be making a 'huge mistake' if he sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti.[LNB]Ancelotti's future at Stamford Bridge has been the subject of speculation with the Blues set to finish the season without a trophy.[LNB]Mancini, whose own future at City had been in question in recent months, with reports in Italy linking him to Juventus, told Studio Sport XXL: 'In reality, I have not said no to Juve simply because I have never been approached by them.[LNB] Under fire: Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti could be sacked after failing to lead his side to one trophy this season[LNB]'I want to remain at City to build a group. It would be stupid to have to start over somewhere else. For the same reason, Abramovich would make a huge mistake to part with Ancelotti. He is one of the best coaches in the world.'[LNB]Mancini also spoke about City's Italy striker Mario Balotelli and denied reports of rifts with the 20-year-old. 'He is a good lad,' said Mancini. 'He makes mistakes and needs to grow up.[LNB]'But it's not true that I tell him off. It's just that we speak a lot and one of the things I tell him is that nothing should be taken for granted and that he needs to prove he deserves his place in the team.'[LNB] Andy Cole delivers damning verdict on Mancini's tactics at Manchester City Spurs defender Corluka claims Tottenham are still bigger than rich kids City MANCHESTER CITY FC

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