Mancini hits back in Bridge row as City boss insists he told the defender to leave two years ago
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has rejected Wayne Bridge”s claim he refuses to talk to the defender and revealed he said two years ago that the former Chelsea man had no future at the club.
Mancini recently questioned Bridge”s motives for remaining at City, hinting that the player”s salary of 90,000 a week salary was the overriding factor.
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Bridge denied this in a frank and exclusive interview with Sportsmail and revealed his discontent at Mancini”s managerial techniques.
Now the City boss has hit back once more.
“Bridge said I don”t speak to him. That is not true,” said Mancini. “I told Wayne two years ago that he was not part of our plans and if he wanted to find a good solution he should go somewhere else.”