BREAKING: Pellegrini signs Manchester City contract extension

Manuel Pellegrini has signed a new contract at Manchester City, tying him to the club until 2017.

The Chilean coach joined City from Malaga in 2013 and has led them to glory in the Premier League and League Cup, though his side missed out on last season’s title to Chelsea.

City have been said to be exploring other options this summer and have been heavily linked to Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola, however, on the eve of the opening weekend of the Premier League campaign, they have announced that the coach will remain at the Etihad Stadium.

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