- Current club: Italy national football team
- Date of Birth: 27 November 1964
- Birthplace: Iesi, Iesi, Italy
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Man City hero Yaya Toure starts coaching journey with QPR and Blackburn
Toure has begun his coaches badges, and has credited former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini with helping him see a possible future
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Italian defender Emerson has said that he will look for a fresh challenge away from Chelsea when the transfer window reopens in January.
Chelsea left-back Emerson has acknowledged that he is discontent with the lack of playing time under manager Frank Lampard this term.
Italy manager Roberto Mancini has urged Emerson to pursue a fresh challenge away from Chelsea in order to enhance his chances of representing the national team.
Being a professional footballer presents players with lots of opportunities to explore hobbies and interests, especially in the modern game. Training until early afternoon means there is plenty of free time to exploit, and these days a disposable income means pretty much any pastime is available to players.
Italian sports journal Corriere dello Sport writes that Juventus are in pole-position to land highly-rated Italian international midfielder Sandro Tonali. The 21-year-old, who was nurtured in the youth ranks at Brescia, is starting to fulfil his huge potential with the Rondinelle this term, and a summer move to one of Italy’s heavyweight clubs has always looked like the inevitable outcome.
Italian midfield star Nicolo Zaniolo could miss this summer’s European Championships after rupturing his cruciate knee ligament as Roma lost 2-1 to Juventus at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday night. This will come as a huge setback for the Giallorossi, who will now look for a replacement in the January transfer window and it will be equally concerning for Azzurri boss Roberto Mancini, who was in the stands for the weekends big Serie A showdown.
In September 2008 Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan bought Premier League also-rans Manchester City. Despite having an eventful season the year before, the Citizens had not tasted any real glory for over three decades.
According to reports in Italy, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are set to compete with each other for the signing of promising youngster Sandro Tonali. The scouts from both City and PSG were reportedly in attendance in Brescia's 0-0 draw with Fiorentina.
Chelsea have reportedly received a positive injury update on defender Emerson ahead of the Premier League clash against Wolverhampton Wanderers this weekend.
If reports in the media are anything to go by then Manchester United are interested in signing Italian international and Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has reportedly drawn up a two-man shortlist involving Alessio Romagnoli and Mattia Caldara to bolster the central defensive department in the New Year.
Remember seeing Mario Balotelli in the Premier League? Who could forget? Under the management of Roberto Mancini, the Mario Balotelli show rolled into Manchester in 2010, which often shadowed the signs of his huge potential. Although things didn't quite work out for the Italian during his time with Liverpool, he has now found a way of turning that potential into a strong goalscoring record and he could make a Premier League return next season, for free.
Former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri is apparently closing in on a move to Zenit St Petersburg on a Bosman. The Frenchman has been a free agent since his release from Turkish outfit Antalyaspor last month.
The Dutch international has already told Galatasaray representatives that he wants to leave the club and make one last move before he retires.
Stoke City…Premiership champions, could that really happen?? Well, it is if you listen to Stoke City winger Xherdan Shaqiri!
Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will be seeking a fresh job in management next term after having decided to end a year-long sabbatical from the game.
Roberto Mancini has managed some of the highest profile clubs in European football, and been very successful in the process. Now he has named another famous European club that he admires and would like to manage.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure could be the subject of interest from both AC Milan and Inter Milan when the transfer window reopens in July.
West Ham United will decide on the future of manager Slaven Bilic at the end of the season despite the club's recent rise up the table.
Former Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has emerged as a potential option to succeed Claudio Ranieri at Leicester City.