Report: Roberto Mancini interested in Crystal Palace job

General view of Selhurst Park

The report suggests that Crystal Palace are considering their options should Alan Pardew be unable to turn things around.

A report in the Daily Mirror has suggested that Roberto Mancini is interested in taking the Crystal Palace job, should the Eagles decide to part company with Alan Pardew.

The current Palace boss appears to be coming under increasing pressure at Selhurst Park. His side have not won since September and have lost their last six fixtures.

Crystal Palace manager Alan PardewCrystal Palace manager Alan Pardew

That form has left them just one place above the bottom three, and only out of the relegation zone on goal difference. 

And with the Mirror now reporting that the Crystal Palace hierarchy are considering their options in case Pardew is unable to turn their fortunes around, Mancini has joined Sam Allardyce by registering an interest.

Picture Supplied by Action ImagesRoberto Mancini

One thing that will work in the Italian's favour is that his previous track record in England is impressive. He led Manchester City to their first major honour for 35 years as they won the FA Cup in 2011 and followed it up with their first Premier League title one year later.

However, while Mancini's time at the Etihad may appeal to the Palace board, most supporters would surely rather Allardyce be the man to come in if a change is made, given that he has greater experience of working with teams that have found themselves in the situation that Palace currently do. 

General view of Selhurst Park

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