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Former Barcelona coach, Pep Guardiola will be Manchester City’s new manager for the start of next season. The club has confirmed. The club released a statement saying: “Manchester City can confirm that in recent weeks it has commenced and finalised contractual negotiations with Pep Guardiola to become MCFC head coach for the 2016/17 EPL season onwards.” 

The Spaniard snubbed offers from Chelsea and Manchester United to take the new role. Current coach, Manuel Pellegrini revealed at the end of Monday’s news conference that he would exit the club on June 30. Pep Guardiola’s remarkable track record of success at the Camp Nou and Bayern Munich cannot be dismissed by the wave of hand. has lost only 19 of his 239 league games as a manager. The 45 year-old already earns £290,000-a-week at Bayern and he’s expected to earn 50% more at Manchester City.

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