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Italy boss Mancini encourages Italian coaches to work abroad

Italy coach Roberto Mancini has encouraged local coaches to work abroad.

Manchester City can also spend big and Mancini won the Premier League title there in dramatic fashion.

“It was an important experience and I advise anyone to try going abroad, whether it's England, Turkey, Russia or anywhere," said Mancini.

“When I arrived, Manchester City hadn't won in a lifetime and were constantly humiliated by their neighbours United. It was enormously satisfying to turn that history around and win silverware outside of Italy too.

“The atmosphere in England is wonderful, as the stadiums are always packed and nobody insults you. People just want to have fun.

“At the same time, you have to adapt to their culture and training methods, which are very different. We pay more attention to tactics, whereas they train and play the exact same way, at 100mph as if it was a Champions League Final. That is why they maintain that extraordinary tempo.

“However, the influx of foreign Coaches have brought a new element to English football and improved the overall approach. It's important to learn from other cultures, as for example I'd love to watch Tite train Brazil for a week or two."

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