Manchester City Manager Roberto Mancini Relishing Juventus Europa League Clash

Italian can't wait to face Serie A side...
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is looking forward to locking horns with Juventus in the Europa League.

The two sides were drawn in Group A of the competition alongside Red Bull Salzburg and Lech Poznan. With Mancini's history as a player and head coach in Serie A, the chance to face the Turin side again is one he is relishing.

Speaking to the Blues' official website, he said: "Juventus are traditionally one of the very top sides in Europe, and are maybe the biggest name in this year’s Europa League.

"I know Juve well from my time in Italy. They have some excellent players and also have a massive support, so both games against them will be great occasions.

"Europa League is important for us and I think we have a good squad which is able to go a long way. But we must respect all of our opponents, they will all be difficult games, and we must be at our very best to go through this group."

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