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Moratti Almost Sacked Mancini

Sebastian2010-05-04 21:40:04 +0000 #1
Inter President Massimo Moratti came close to sacking Roberto Mancini at the weekend, but the Coach will certainly leave at the end of the season, according to Tuttosport.

The Nerazzurri are currently going through a dreadful run of form, and in the past month they have been eliminated from the Champions League, and have seen their lead at the top of Serie A cut from 11 points to just four.

Tuttosport claims that President Massimo Moratti has been very disappointed by Mancini’s actions both on-and-off the field, with the coach famously announcing his resignation following the recent game with Liverpool, only to overturn his decision less than 24 hours later.

The final straw for Mancini came at the weekend during the 2-1 loss to bitter rivals Juventus at San Siro.

The Nerazzurri were second best for much of the game, and could have lost by a far greater margin had it not been for some heroics from goalkeeper Julio Cesar.

Such was Moratti’s fury over this performance and result that he was ready to sack Mancini immediately, but only stopped short when he realised that with just eight games left of the season it would be impossible to find a valid replacement.

Thus Mancini will remain in charge until the end of the campaign, when he will almost certainly leave. Jose Mourinho and Rafa Benitez are the two hot favourites to succeed him.

It is certain that Mourinho will replace Mancio....

I am pretty confident that even without Mancini Inter can win the scudetto...Hell even if Materazzi is a coach/player we can win it...

I doubt that Lazio will play "balls to the walls"when we face them,especially when Roma is concerned...Their ultras demand that Lazio chill a bit...But Inter doesnt need symapthy(although i appreciate every thing Lazio did).I think they are a crucial moment in out Scudetto quest...

I remember in 2001 i was scared to death when i saw that we are playing Lazio in the final encounter of the season...It was even more then scaring when that moment arrived...

Milan doesnt scare me a bit,although they have the capacity to ass kick us...


Ryan272010-05-04 21:52:37 +0000 #2
I'm not sure if I believe these latest reports, including the ones saying that the players 'saved' Mancini in the locker room. Tuttosport is notoriously pro-Juve.

But it certainly is possible that Mancini is leaving after the season. It's even possible that his turnaround following his resignation was just a ploy to restore stability until the summer. Guess we'll just have to wait a couple months to see the truth.

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