Pellegrini at odds with Txiki over root of Man City failings

Incoming Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini disagrees with the assessment of football chief Txiki Begiristain over last season's failure.

Incoming Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini disagrees with the assessment of football chief Txiki Begiristain over last season's failure.

The Sunday Mirror says Pellegrini hosted a ­meeting that included City sporting director Begiristain last Monday.

He explained that City’s failure to mount a title defence was due to a lack of goals, but Pellegrini feels the scoring burden should not just be carried by the strikers.

Which is why Jesus Navas and Fernandinho have both been recruited.

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