Tag: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City Plan Simeone Summer Swoop

Manchester City is already planning for future as reports have it that they are planning to tempt Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone in the summer if current manager, Manuel Pellegrini fails to meet the club’s objectives for the season. Some of those objectives include reaching the UEFA Champions league knockout[Read More…]

Nasri Undergoes Groin Surgery, Will Be Missing In Action For A Month

Manchester United midfielder, Samir Nasri has undergone an operation as a result of his groin injury. The French man is expected to be out for about a month. This means Nasri will miss matches against Roma, Aston Villa, Tottenham, West Ham, CSKA Moscow. The 27-year-old picked up the injury during City’s[Read More…]

Pellegrini Admits City Has To Sell Players

Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he has too many players in the first team squad and must look at selling off some of them before the transfer window closes. The Chilean bought the likes of Bacary Sagna, Willy Caballero, Frank Lampard, Fernando and Bruno Zuculini in the current[Read More…]

Manchester City Close In On Deal For French Defender

French defender, Eliaquim Mangala is close to completing a switch from Portuguese side, Porto to English Premier League giants, Manchester City. City coach, Manuel Pellegrini hinted at a move for the defender after watching his side lose 0-3 to Arsenal in Sunday’s FA Community Shield match Speaking to BT Sport[Read More…]

UEFA Hands Pellegrini Two Match Suspension Over Champions League Post-Match Comments

Manager of Manchester City, Manuel Pellegrini will serve a two-game touchline suspension in Europe for criticising referee Jonas Eriksson after Manchester City’s Champions League lost to Spanish giants, Barcelona. An additional one-game sanction has been suspended for two years. After Man City lost 0-2 to Barcelona at the Etihad Stadium[Read More…]

Pellegrini To Face UEFA’s Disciplinary Committee Over Post Match Comments

Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini has been charged with misconduct by the European Governing body of football, UEFA over his post-match comments after his side lost 0-2 to Barcelona at the Etihad during the week in a Champions League fixture. The Chilean had criticized Swedish referee, Jonas Eriksson in strong[Read More…]

Mourinho Praises Hazard, Refers To Man City as Jaguar Of The EPL Title Race

Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho has praised his Belgian star-attacker, Eden Hazard after the very talented forward destroyed Premier league side, Newcastle with his first hat-trick in the premier league Mourinho who had termed his Chelsea side the ‘little horse’ in the title race after defeating Manchester City on Monday has[Read More…]

Manchester City’s Actions Were Judas-Like, Mancini Blasts Former Employers

Former Manchester City Manager, Roberto Mancini is unhappy about the treatment meted out to him by his former employers. He has compared the actions of the premier league contenders towards him to that of the biblical Judas. Despite leading Man City to their first league title in 44 years in[Read More…]

Mourinho Attributes To City’s Success To ‘Lucky Decisions’

Reacting to Jose Mourinho’s claim that his side have been lucky with referees’ decision all season, Manchester city manager, Manuel Pellegrini has said his side’s upcoming encounter against Chelsea cannot be reduced to a personal battle between himself and Mourinho: “It is not me against Mourinho, or him against me,”[Read More…]

Aguero May Be Out For At Least A Month

Manchester City’s Argentinian striker, Sergio Aguero may be out for up to two months. This is according to City’s manager, Manuel Pellegrini. Sergio Aguero has netted 19 goals for the Citizens this season. He hurt his calf in the 6-3 sinking of premier League leaders Arsenal on Saturday. “I am[Read More…]