Man City boss Mancini enters media conference with Platt mask

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini lightened the mood for yesterday's media conference by wearing a mask of assistant coach David Platt.

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini lightened the mood for yesterday's media conference by wearing a mask of assistant coach David Platt.

It had the desired effect, as he removed it with a broad grin and asked: "Who do you prefer, David or me?"

Mancini lost his cool at a pre-match press conference earlier this month, and left Platt to field questions at the next one.

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