The Italian manager failed to capitalize on his club's incredible financial backing this season as his side fell short in every competition.
Further, Mancini's numerous run-ins with high-profile players such as Carlos Tevez, Mario Balotelli and Joe Hart all but assured his dismissal.
So what's next for the manager?
With so many big jobs set to change hands this summer, it seems likely that Mancini will find a way to be coaching again come August.
Here are the top four possible destinations to expect to see Roberto Mancini landing this summer.