A number of papers, both quality and tabloid, state that the Italian's position at Manchester City is to be reviewed in the summer if the club end the season without a trophy with Mancini having spent £240m on players since taking over in December 2009.
The Daily Star has the most apocalyptic backpage for Mancini as under the headline "Out of a job" – they say that Mancini is "seven games from the sack."
The paper says: "Unless the Blues can somehow produce a miracle comeback to beat United or at least produce a positive end to the campaign, Mancini will be shown the door."
The Independent and the Times also devote their backpages to Mancini's uncertain future with the Times headline saying "Mancini's job is price of title failure."
However, the Times makes the point that a key factor in whether Mancini loses his job will come down to who else is available and one name in particular looms largest.
"The decision (on Mancini) will also be influenced by whether an outstanding candidate, such as
"Mourinho is thought to be giving serious consideration to leaving Real Madrid at the end of the season and would favour a return to the Premier League if he left the Spanish club who are six points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
"With Chelsea, Mourinho's former club, in the hunt for a new manager and Tottenham Hotspur requiring a replacement for Harry Redknapp should he succeed Fabio Capello as England manager, there could be a three-way tussle for the Portuguese's services if Mancini is removed."
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