Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Stop Asking Me about Monaco, Fumes Mancini

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Stop Asking Me about Monaco, Fumes Mancini

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Byline: Marco Giacomelli

ROBERTO MANCINI lost his temper today after being quizzed about his links with Monaco and demanded more respect for ending Manchester City's long wait for a trophy.

Last week, Mancini did not deny reports that he spoke to the French club earlier this year and said he was "close to seven or eight teams".

That remark has been interpreted differently, with the manager giving no indication as to whether he was joking about the speculation or whether he really had spoken to several other clubs.

At a press conference to preview tomorrow night's Champions League clash with Ajax, the Monaco issue was brought up again.

And that infuriated Mancini, who banged his fist on the table as he said: "I don't understand why you continue to ask me about last year, last month. This is finished.

"Why? Why, for which reason? Why do you continue to ask me, 'Last year you had a chance to go'? "I stay here because my work is here. I worked for two years. …

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