Man City boss Mancini: I am not a magician

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini defended himself after their 2-0 defeat to Everton.

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini defended himself after their 2-0 defeat to Everton.

Goals from Steven Pienaar and Louis Saha (penalty) gave Everton a deserved victory and damaged City's hopes of clinching a Champions League place.

Mancini admits they need time to develop and knows things will not happen overnight.

He may dip into the transfer market but stressed: "I am not a magician.

"I am a manager and I do not think I can change the situation in a month.

"But I believe we can improve game after game. That is possible.

"It is a long season."