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Why was Roberto Mancini wearing a David Platt mask at training this morning?

Halloween was a few weeks ago, Bobby…

TO THOSE WHO say Roberto Mancini is cracking up, we say don’t be silly… we think.

Just because the Manchester City boss showed up to training this morning wearing a David Platt mask doesn’t mean he’s lost the plot. Does it? DOES IT?

As Mancini’s number two Platt has been filling in for the boss at a few press conferences recently, and naturally people have started to ask questions.

The Daily Mail reports the Italian’s explanation for the mask: “People have been asking about my mood and if I have been upset. But I had a meeting last week and that was the only reason I didn’t come to the press conference.


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