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Venables says FA Cup not enough for Man City boss Mancini to keep job

Former Tottenham boss Terry Venables says winning the FA Cup may not be enough for Roberto Mancini to save his Manchester City job.

El Tel wrote in The Sun: "There is a feeling in some quarters that Manchester City need to win the FA Cup this season if Roberto Mancini is to remain as manager.

"I do not know if that is case or not.

"Obviously, if he lifts the famous old trophy next month it will do his chances of keeping his job no harm whatsoever, certainly in the short term.

"But if the Italian wants to safeguard his future at City for longer, then he should not be looking towards Chelsea tomorrow and then to Wigan or Millwall on May 11.

"He should be looking to Paris.

"That is because while the FA Cup may guarantee Mancini a stay of execution at the Etihad, it is the Champions League that will ultimately decide whether the axe falls or not."

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