The future of Roberto Mancini is in question at Manchester City.

The Daily Mail says City's loyalty will be tested if they go out of the Champions League at the group stage for the second successive season.

Mancini's relationship with his players is once again fractured, and he is demanding a response against Ajax on Tuesday.

City are monitoring Pep Guardiola's position, with new chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain at Barcelona during the glory years.