The tweets: Roberto Mancini officially sacked by Manchester City

Over the weekend there was strong speculation indicating Roberto Mancini would be on his way out.

On Monday night Manchester City issued a statement on their website:

‘It is with regret that Manchester City Football Club announces that Roberto Mancini has been relieved of his duties as Manchester City Manager’.

‘This has been a difficult decision for the owner, Chairman and Board to make and it is the outcome of a planned end of season review process that  has been brought forward in light of recent speculation and out of respect for Roberto and his extensive contributions to the Football Club’.

Twitter went crazy as the news was broken and below are some of the best tweets: