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Football: Pellegrini admits verbal agreement with Manchester City

Published on May 30, 2013 6:20 AM
 
Real Madrid's coach Jose Mourinho (right) greets Malaga's coach Manuel Pellegrini before the start of their Spanish first division soccer match against Malaga at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 8, 2013. Pellegrini has admitted that he has a verbal agreement with Manchester City to succeed Roberto Mancini as the club's new manager. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

MADRID (AFP) - Malaga boss Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that he has a verbal agreement with Manchester City to succeed Roberto Mancini as the club's new manager.

"I have a verbal agreement with them and I hope it is carried out," he said in an interview with the Andalusian television station Canal Sur on Wednesday.

"As of today, I don't have a signed contract.

"It is true that Manchester City have shown a lot of interest that I become their coach and I have had conversations with them.

 
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