The former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is a candidate to become the next England manager according to the Mirror.
The report states that the Inter Milan boss fits the Football Association’s criteria as they begin their search for Roy Hodgson’s replacement.
The report states that Italian manager may be open to a return to England following the change of ownership at Inter. Mancini won the Premier League title as Manchester City manager four years ago with Man City.
The Mirror go onto say that the former Tottenham and QPR manager Harry Redknapp has been ruled the job and that the former England captains Gary Lineker and Rio Ferdinand are involved in the search for a new manager.
Sam Allardyce is understood to be the leading English candidate after saving Sunderland from relegation lat season.
Mancini has previously managed Galatasaray, Man City, Inter Milan, Lazio and Fiorentina and has won both Serie A and the Premier League.