Everton fans react as Roberto Mancini reportedly leaves Zenit

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Everton looks on prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on May 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Everton fans have come increasingly dissatisfied with manager Sam Allardyce.

Everton's English manager Sam Allardyce gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Everton at The London Stadium, in east London...

Roberto Mancini has reportedly left Russian giants Zenit St. Petersburg with rumours circulating that he is set to take over the Italy job, but Everton supporters what him to replace Sam Allardyce at Goodison Park instead.

Everton fans have become more and more disillusioned with manager Allardyce this season, as the former England boss fails to deliver the kind of consistency in style of football the Toffees require.

Sky Sports reported on Twitter that 53-year-old Mancini, who held aloft the Premier League trophy with Manchester City in 2011-12, has left his post in Russia after a disappointing season that saw Zenit finish way down in fifth place.

Saint-Petersburg Petersburg's Italian head coach Roberto Mancini looks on prior to the Europa League Round of 16 first leg football match between Zenit Saint Petersburg and RB Leipzig on...

Mancini failed to prove successful in the Russian Cup either, being knocked out in the Round of 32 and only the Round of 16 in the Europa League. Nevertheless, it is believed that he is set to take over Italy's national side.

But Everton fans are desperate to see Allardyce replaced and want Mancini to consider a move to Merseyside instead of coaching the Italians, and have urged owner Farhad Moshiri to take action.

Despite Allardyce being contracted until the end of the 2018-19 season, one fan would have Mancini "in a heartbeat", while another described him as a "tactical genius".

 

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