Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has apologised to ref Jonas Eriksson for his attack after their Champions League defeat to Barcelona.

Pellegrini slammed Eriksson in the wake of his side's 2-0 defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League this week.

But yesterday he said: "When you lose the game in the way we did you are angry and frustrated.

"Maybe I said something that I don't think. I apologise for what I said."

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