Mancini so far enjoys a 100 per cent record as City manager since succeeding Mark Hughes.
â€śI did receive four or five offers, but I preferred to wait. There was a bit of a discussion with an Italian club and I never got too deep into it. The rumours about Juventus were totally untrue. The others were all foreign,â€ť he told Sky Sport Italia.
â€śI think Manchester City can have a great future and they chose me. I accepted because it seems like an interesting challenge.
â€śI donâ€™t think we can win the title, but if we can do well then we could finish in the top four. It isnâ€™t easy to target the Champions League, but sooner or later weâ€™ll get there. The club has real prospects and can be among the best in the world relatively quickly.â€ť