Man City chairman Khaldoon welcomes Pellegrini appointment

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.

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."

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