Manchester City chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak has welcomed the appointment of new manager Manuel Pellegrini.
The former Malaga coach has signed a three-year contract.
Khaldoon said: "Manuel is a hugely experienced and successful manager with a proven track record.
"We have been greatly impressed throughout the selection process by his philosophy, his attitude and his commitment to the long-term development of Manchester City.
"I am delighted that he has joined us."