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Manchester City boss Mancini calls for Premier League winter break

The Italian is eager to see English football follow the example set in Europe, where leagues traditionally break over the festive period, and believes it would benefit England

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has urged the Premier League to introduce a winter break in order to help with players’ fitness.

Barring a brief loan stint with Leicester, the 48-year-old spent his entire playing career in Italy and grew accustomed to a winter break.

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