The Frenchman has rated his fellow countryman as the best manager he has worked with but does not rue his decision to depart North London for the Etihad Stadium in the summer of 2011.
"I am aware that I do not realise a good season. There are many reasons. But when Mancini said that I'm training at 50% this is not true.
"I felt comfortable against Newcastle (on the weekend). It's been a time that I feel good."