Manuel Pellegrini

Born: September 16, 1953 (age 63)

Height: 6'0" (184cm)

Hometown: Santiago, Chile
Nationality: Chile Chilean

Manchester City's Chilean headcoach Manuel Pellegrini looks on before the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs Manchester City on November 25, 2015
Career History
Managerial2004-2009Villarreal
2009-2010Real Madrid
2010-2013Malaga
2013-2016Manchester City
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Joe Hart in action for Torino against Roma on February 19, 2017
Manchester City to let Joe Hart join top-six rival in summer?
Manchester City will reportedly let Joe Hart join a top six Premier League club in the summer.
Feb 21, 10:32
Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Valencia CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 9, 2015
Real Madrid's Pepe 'agrees China deal'
A report claims that experienced centre-back Pepe will leave Real Madrid to join Hebei China Fortune at the end of the season.
Jan 25, 15:57
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Report: Manuel Pellegrini wants David Silva, Samir Nasri
Hebei China Fortune manager Manuel Pellegrini will raid former club Manchester City for David Silva and Samir Nasri in an £80m double swoop, according to a report.
Jan 20, 23:01
Samir Nasri of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns on August 10, 2015
Samir Nasri hails "incredible" Zinedine Zidane
Samir Nasri, currently on loan at Sevilla from Manchester City, reveals that he would welcome the chance to link up with Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid.
Jan 12, 18:55
Wilfried Bony in action for Stoke City on September 10, 2016
Stoke City's Wilfried Bony linked with lucrative China move
Stoke City forward Wilfried Bony reportedly receives a big-money offer to join the Chinese Super League.
Jan 8, 12:20
Gareth Bale celebrates with Pepe during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Hebei China Fortune 'lead Pepe race'
A report claims that Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune are at the head of the queue for Real Madrid centre-back Pepe.
Dec 27, 17:22
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Chinese club 'makes €500m Lionel Messi offer'
Chinese Super League side Hebei Fortune reportedly make a €500m (£420.5m) offer to tempt Barcelona striker Lionel Messi to switch to the club.
Dec 16, 12:13
Alexis Sanchez celebrates with Hector Bellerin after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion on April 21, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Alexis Sanchez is welcome at Hebei China Fortune'
Manuel Pellegrinii - now manager of Hebei China Fortune - says that Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez would be welcome at the Chinese club.
Dec 16, 09:57
Alexis Sanchez in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Nothing to add on Alexis Sanchez'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that there is "nothing more to add" on Alexis Sanchez, whose long-term future at the Emirates Stadium remains up in the air.
Dec 16, 09:45
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini watches on prior to his side's Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on May 4, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini "will honour" Hebei China Fortune deal
Former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini insists that he will "honour" his two-year contract at Hebei China Fortune.
Nov 11, 22:40
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini watches on prior to his side's Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on May 4, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Manchester City wanted Pep Guardiola in 2013'
Former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini reveals that current boss Pep Guardiola was in the frame for the job in 2013.
Nov 10, 20:18
Pep Guardiola during the Champions League match between Barcelona and Manchester City on October 19, 2016
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'I'll quit my job before I change my style'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he would sooner quit his job than alter his style of play.
Oct 21, 17:08
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Andres Iniesta backs Manchester City to win Champions League under Pep Guardiola
Barcelona star Andres Iniesta backs Pep Guardiola to transform Manchester City into kings of Europe, but not this season.
Oct 19, 10:15
Gerard Pique at a press conference after the Barcelona training session prior to their Champions League match against Manchester City on October 18, 2016
Gerard Pique: 'Manchester City now a different beast'
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique talks up Pep Guardiola's managerial qualities and says that his former boss has already turned Manchester City into a superior side.
Oct 18, 13:46
On-loan Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart shouts instructions to his defence during the Serie A match against Atalanta on September 11, 2016
Report: Joe Hart to leave Manchester City next summer
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is reportedly open to joining another Premier League club next summer as he feels betrayed by manager Pep Guardiola.
Oct 16, 12:09
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gives instructions on August 24, 2016
Xavi: 'Pep Guardiola can win quadruple at Manchester City'
Xavi says that his former coach Pep Guardiola is capable of leading Manchester City to the quadruple this season.
Sep 21, 17:41
Pep Guardiola follows the game during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus on March 16, 2016
Dimitri Seluk refuses to apologise to "king" Pep Guardiola
Dimitri Seluk says that he will not apologise to Pep Guardiola for the comments which have led to Yaya Toure's freezing out at Manchester City.
Sep 20, 17:16
Eddie Howe ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Bournemouth on April 9, 2016
Eddie Howe: 'Bournemouth can't under-perform against Manchester City'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that his side cannot afford to under-perform against Manchester City on Saturday afternoon.
Sep 15, 17:30
Eliaquim Mangala of Manchester City runs with the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala joins Valencia on loan
Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala joins Valencia on a season-long loan deal.
Aug 31, 17:06
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini celebrates winning the League Cup on February 28, 2016
Hebei China Fortune appoint Manuel Pellegrini as new manager
Former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is appointed as the new boss of Hebei China Fortune.
Aug 27, 09:57
Slaven Bilic models the West Ham beanie during the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium.
Aug 26, 14:00
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Manchester City midfielder Manu Garcia joins Alaves on loan
Newly-promoted La Liga club Alaves confirm the loan signing of Manchester City teenager Manu Garcia.
Aug 16, 13:07
Pep Guardiola follows the game during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus on March 16, 2016
Pep Guardiola hails "important" Champions League ahead of Man City's playoff
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he needs to 'convince' his players to understand how "important" the Champions League is this season.
Aug 16, 09:08
A broody Kevin de Bruyne celebrates with Sergio Aguero during the game between Man City and Crystal Palace on January 16, 2016
Kevin De Bruyne: 'We are adjusting to Pep Guardiola'
Kevin De Bruyne admits that the Manchester City squad are still "adjusting" to new manager Pep Guardiola's tactics.
Aug 15, 23:50
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring from the spot during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Stoke City on April 23, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Pep Guardiola's first match in the Premier League as Manchester City play Sunderland.
Aug 12, 14:31
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini watches on prior to his side's Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on May 4, 2016
Villarreal 'turn to Manuel Pellegrini after shock Marcelino exit'
A report claims that ex-Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini could be about to return to management with Villarreal, whom he previously managed between 2004 and 2009.
Aug 11, 11:34
Samir Nasri in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 16, 2016
Manchester City 'willing to listen to offers for Samir Nasri'
Manchester City are reportedly willing to listen to offers in the region of £17m for midfielder Samir Nasri.
Aug 8, 11:51
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola watch proceedings during the German Cup DFB Pokal second round football match between VfL Wolfsburg vs FCB Bayern Munich in Wolfsburg, on October 27, 2015.
Manchester City draw Steaua Bucuresti in Champions League playoff round
Manchester City will face Steaua Bucharest in the Champions League playoff round, while Celtic will take on Hapoel Beer-Sheva.
Aug 5, 11:12
Kevin De Bruyne celebrates having his picture taken during the Champions League quarter-final between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain on April 12, 2016
Kevin De Bruyne: "Fitness-wise I feel OK"
Manchester City attacker Kevin De Bruyne says that he is working hard to be fit in time for the new Premier League season.
Aug 5, 09:06
Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool and Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea shake hands after the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on October 31, 2015
Jose Mourinho unfazed by facing world's top managers in Premier League
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that testing his managerial wits against the likes of Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte is 'no different' to past experiences.
Jul 24, 09:56
Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola looks ahead during the awarding ceremony of the Audi Cup after the football match Bayern Munich FC vs Manchester City in Munich on August 1, 2013
Fabian Delph heaps praise on "perfectionist" Pep Guardiola
Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph insists that "perfectionist" Pep Guardiola is already working his magic at the Etihad Stadium, just two weeks after arriving.
Jul 23, 17:53
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola (L) looks on during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Xabi Alonso: 'Pep Guardiola will make Manchester City players better'
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso believes that Manchester City's players will improve under Pep Guardiola if they are open to his "very different" training methods.
Jul 22, 14:08
Kelechi Iheanacho scores the fourth during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Stoke City on April 23, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho: 'Pep Guardiola bringing fresh ideas to Manchester City'
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho admits that new coach Pep Guardiola has brought 'fresh ideas' to the club since his arrival at the Etihad Stadium.
Jul 18, 13:45
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola watch proceedings during the German Cup DFB Pokal second round football match between VfL Wolfsburg vs FCB Bayern Munich in Wolfsburg, on October 27, 2015.
Pep Guardiola takes first Manchester City training session
New Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola takes his first training session since his arrival at the club.
Jul 5, 16:03
Nice's French head coach Claude Puel during the French L1 football match Toulouse vs Nice on November 28, 2015
Report: Claude Puel in advanced talks with Southampton
A report claims that Claude Puel will sign a three-year contract at Southampton in the coming days as the Saints wrap up their search for a new boss.
Jun 26, 21:49
Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City in action the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium on October 3, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Report: Roberto Mancini to reunite with Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta at Inter Milan
Inter Milan are reportedly looking into bringing Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta to San Siro, reuniting the Argentine with former boss Roberto Mancini.
Jun 21, 22:14
UAE's al-Nasr club coach Walter Zenga of Italy gestures to his players during their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup match against Saudi Arabia's al-Ahli club in Kuwait City on April 3, 2012
Southampton not considering former Sampdoria boss Walter Zenga?
Southampton are reportedly not considering a move for former Sampdoria boss Walter Zenga as they continue to search for a replacement for Ronald Koeman.
Jun 20, 11:58
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini watches on prior to his side's Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on May 4, 2016
AC Milan 'want Manuel Pellegrini to be next manager'
Reports suggest that Manuel Pellegrini is the frontrunner for the vacant AC Milan job.
Jun 12, 12:41
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini watches on prior to his side's Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on May 4, 2016
Manchester City 'disappointed' with Manuel Pellegrini's final season in charge
Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak admits that the club are 'disappointed' with Manuel Pellegrini's final season in charge.
Jun 6, 17:04
Ronald Koeman gets ready for battle ahead of the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Ronald Koeman agent confirms Everton talks
The agent of Southampton manager Ronald Koeman confirms that he has begun talks with Everton, according to reports.
Jun 3, 22:03



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