Roberto Mancini signs five-year Manchester City deal

  • Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has signed a new five-year contract with the Premier League champions.

    Mancini replaced Mark Hughes as City boss in December 2009 and guided them to the FA Cup in 2011.

    The following year, City won their first league title since 1968.

    City embark on their defence of the title at home to Southampton on August 19.

    In his previous managerial post at Inter Milan, Mancini won Serie A in three consecutive seasons.