Manuel Pellegrini has signed a three year contract to become first team manager of Manchester City.
The Chilean will take up the role from June 24 after leaving Malaga at the end of the Spanish season.
Commenting on his appointment, Pellegrini said:
“I am delighted to accept this hugely exciting opportunity. The Club has a clear vision for success both on and off the pitch and I am committed to making a significant contribution.
“Everything is in place for Manchester City to continue to be successful and I am excited to be able to work with such a talented squad, the Executive team and the Board to deliver for fans who are renowned for their steadfast support.”
City are expected to make more signings to add to Jesus Navas and Fernandinho who were signed earlier in the summer with reports linking long term target Napoli striker Edinson Cavani who is also sought by Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea.