Mancini has struggled to keep his City side in the title race this season despite recent good form and it seems the hierarchy at the ambitious big spending Blues are set to continue their search for a new manager.
De Boer led Ajax to a third place finish in their Champions League group with Manchester City finishing a woeful fourth.
The former Barcelona player is considered one of the best young managers in Europe and is expected to make the step up to one of the big leagues this summer.
De Boer will bring new ideas to a seemingly one dimensional City and with a sizeable budget, exciting players will be on the horizon.
Mancini is set to have major discussions with the clubs owners this week with City sitting 15 points behind leaders Manchester United.
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