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Archives: Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini says this season was easier for him at Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini does not think he has fallen victim to a managerial 'second-season syndrome'. Pellegrini claims he had a tougher time in his first campaign as City boss and has just been let down by some rudimentary … Continue reading

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola denies latest Manchester City links

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has once again denied a story linking him with the Manchester City job next season. Over the weekend, BeINSPORTS reported that a “tentative agreement” had been made between City and Guardiola which would see the former … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini’s job is safe at Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manuel Pellegrini’s job is not under any immediate threat despite Manchester City’s faltering form. City were level with Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea on New Year’s Day, but they now find themselves fourth in the standings with just seven games … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini believes big clubs must sign big name players to succeed

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes big clubs must sign big name players to continue succeeding on the pitch. It is looking more and more likely that City will relinquish its hold of the Premier League title this season, as they … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini wants to stay at Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has tried to quash speculation over his future by insisting he intends to see out his contract at the Etihad Stadium. And the Chilean, who led the club to the Barclays Premier League title last … Continue reading

Manchester City will not replace Manuel Pellegrini next season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester City will not replace manager Manuel Pellegrini next season, despite the club’s disappointing results both domestically and in Europe. City currently trail league leading Chelsea by five points in the Premier League with ten games left to play (Chelsea … Continue reading

Criticism of Manuel Pellegrini unfair following defeats to Barcelona and Liverpool

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini’s tactics are once again being called in to question after his side suffered back-to-back defeats to Barcelona and Liverpool. Fans and pundits have dissected the Chilean boss’ formation choices against his past two opponents, with … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City are better prepared for Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes his team is “fresher” and performing at a higher level than they were at the same point last season, speaking ahead of his side’s Champions League Round of 16 first leg, A year ago, … Continue reading

Pellegrini vs Van Gaal: The Battle Of The Tacticians Will Be Key To Manchester Derby

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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While Manchester United’s defense will be put to its biggest test this weekend against cross-city rivals Manchester City, the result of the derby could hinge on the battle of tactics between Louis van Gaal and Manuel Pellegrini. When Louis van … Continue reading

Manchester City Still Learning To Perform In The Champions League Is Baffling

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following Manchester City’s 1-1 home draw with AS Roma, questions are being asked about the reigning Premier League champions’ ability to perform in the Champions League. Prior to the contest against Roma, City manager Manuel Pellegrini was asked about his … Continue reading

Manchester City To Consider Extending Frank Lampard’s Loan Past January

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of his club’s Capital One Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed that he will consider extending midfielder Frank Lampard’s six-month loan in January. The Chelsea legend joined Manchester City in August after initially agreeing to … Continue reading

WATCH Newcastle United Manager Alan Pardew Cussing Out Manuel Pellegrini [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Incensed by the referee’s decision to disallow a brilliant goal by Cheick Tiote against Manchester City, Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew verbally abused Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini on the touchline. While there’s no audio available of the incident, it … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini Rectifies Manchester City Selection Errors Against Fulham With Great Tactical Second Half

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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With Pablo Zabaleta unavailable for Manchester City’s afternoon kickoff at Craven Cottage against Fulham, manager Manuel Pellegrini had a selection choice to make at right-back. Sixty minutes into the match, with the Blues holding a tenuous 2-1 lead, it was … Continue reading

Manchester City Manager Manuel Pellegrini Miscalculates Goal Difference Against Bayern Munich [VIDEO]

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Needing only a single goal late on to win Champions League Group D, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini evidently was unaware of the situation. When James Milner gave the Blues a 3-2 lead in the 62nd minute, City needed a … Continue reading

Monday Soccer Insider with Kartik Krishnaiyer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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It’s funny how many of those constantly calling on Arsene Wenger to “SPEND SPEND SPEND” previously criticized Wenger for bringing too many foreign players into the Premier League. Right now, no other top six side in England is so reliant … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini Is Ready To Right The Wrongs Of Roberto Mancini

Posted on by Adam Heap
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As Manchester City summed up their season by losing to Norwich on the final day of the 2012-13 Premier League, fans around the Etihad continued to display banners and sing songs to their recently departed manager Roberto Mancini. It was … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini Wants Manchester City to Play Like Barcelona, Says Jack Rodwell

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell has revealed that new City manager Manuel Pellegrini wants his side to play like Barcelona. Rodwell, in an interview with The Sun newspaper, said: “Pellegrini likes us to press high up and press in numbers, to get … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini’s First Day at City Reveals a Deep and Intriguing Character [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Earlier this week, Manuel Pellegrini began his first day at his new job as Manchester City manager. While there was nothing explosive about his first 24 hours as City boss, I finally had a chance to sit down and watch … Continue reading