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Man City boss Pellegrini explains withdrawing Negredo at halftime

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini explained taking Alvaro Negredo off at half-time during their thrashing of Norwich City.

Pellegrini reassured supporters that there is no cause for concern with Negredo after he was taken off at half-time.

"Negredo was not injured, but he played he played 115 minutes last Wednesday and we have to play again on Tuesday in a very important game for the club so I thought it was better for him," Pellegrini declared.

"Dzeko played very well on Wednesday so it was important for him to play and score again."

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