Roberto Mancini: European exit can help Man City improve

Roberto Mancini believes Manchester City's Champions League exit can help them "improve as a team" as they will have more time to focus their attention on other competitions in the wake of their 1-1 draw with Real Madrid..

The City manager is also philosophical about the sacking of Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo after their Champions League defeat to Juventus, stating that such events are part of "a manager's life".

The Premier League champions next travel to Chelsea, now being led by Rafael Benitez, with full live commentary of the game on BBC Radio 5 live from 16:00 GMT on Sunday.