La Gazzetta dello Sport journalist Paolo Condó was a gues at Tutti Convocati, and while there he revealed that he’s been texting with his friend Roberto Mancini. The subject? The Kondogbia deal of course:

“Yesterday I got in otuch with Mancini via sms, I told him they made a great signing (Kondogbia). Mancio replied; ‘WAS ABOUT TIME’..”