Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is looking forward to his Premier League debut tonight against Newcastle United.

The Chilean is quietly confident going into the game.

He said: "It is my first time here in England and it is a different league.

"(Whether it is) more difficult or less difficult we will see during the year, but for me (it is) exactly the same.

"I worked for nine years in Europe and I saw a lot of matches in the Premier League every weekend.

"I played in the Champions League against English Premier League teams so I know a lot about this.

"And living here now, of course, I see more."

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