Melbourne Heart coach John van 't Schip insists he's not chasing Manuel Pellegrini's job at Manchester City.

City now own Heart and Dutch coach Van 't Schip recently signed a new long-term deal - effectively with the Premier League giants.

"No, it is not intended that I eventually replace Manuel Pellegrini at City," he told De Telegraaf.

"The involvement of City does not mean I can get all the top players.

"In Australia, you have a salary cap. A player may earn more. That's Orlando Engelaar, but that is probably someone who, through City comes to Melbourne. In April, after the competition, I'll be two weeks looking around in England at City ."

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