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Jun 14, 2013

City hoping to delay Pellegrini - report

Manchester City have delayed the appointment of Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager as they are hoping to avoid a £3.2million payment to his former employers Malaga, according to reports.

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Initial suggestions that Pellegrini would be presented to the media as the successor to Roberto Mancini at a press conference on Thursday came to nothing, as the curious delay in the appointment of the Chilean continued without explanation.

While there has never been any suggestion that the coach who quit as Malaga boss was stalling on the move to City, there was confusion over why he was not getting to work on reshaping the squad that surrendered the Premier League title to local rivals Manchester United last season.

Now it is being reported in the Daily Mirror that Pellegrini has not received his wages from cash-strapped Malaga for the last two months and under the terms of his contract, a third month without payment will allow him to join City without any compensation needing to be handed over.

It is believed that Pellegrini has been fully aware of the club's early splurge of summer spending that has seen Fernandinho arrive from Shakhtar Donetsk and Jesus Navas arrive from Sevilla, with the delay in his appointment now apparently revealed.

Pellegrini has already held a meeting with City chief executive Ferran Soriano and sporting director Txiki Begiristain and is said to have handed in a "detailed plan" as he prepares to lead City back to winning ways, with confirmation of his appointment a mere formality.

Bernd Schuster will replace Pellegrini as Malaga boss, with the Spanish club still reeling from their ban from European competition that was upheld by UEFA at an appeal hearing earlier this week.

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