In an effort to stop the speculation from overshadowing what could be a great season, City today announced the worst kept secret in football: Pep Guardiola will become our new head coach in the summer!
Pellegrini shocked the assembled media by announcing during his pre-match presser for Sunderland that he will leave the club at the end of June. That was quickly followed by a club statement announcing the arrival of Guardiola. Of interest, City admitted these were a re-commencement of talks from 2012, revealing the long-term plans to recruit the Catalan mastermind.
Perhaps inspired by the mess surrounding John Terry and Chelsea, City said they had decided to reveal the big news out of respect for Pellegrini, one of football’s true gentleman.
The most sought after manager in world football has signed a 3-year deal to lead City into a new cycle. The future just got that little bit more exciting…