Malaga have named former Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager, the Spanish club said on Thursday.
Manuel Pellegrini spoke as if he suspected his days were numbered as Real Madrid coach when he gave his pre-match news conference on Saturday ahead of the last game of the season at Malaga.
The Spanish press on Monday piled on the pressure on Real Madrid`s embattled coach Manuel Pellegrini after the club`s defeat to arch-rivals Barcelona at the weekend.
Coach Manuel Pellegrini called for improvements even though Real Madrid beat Sporting Gijon 3-1 to go three points clear at the top of La Liga on Saturday.
Real Madrid director general Jorge Valdano backed coach Manuel Pellegrini after the big-spending club`s failure to reach the Champions League quarter-finals for a sixth consecutive season.
Real Madrid have full confidence in coach Manuel Pellegrini despite their humiliating exit from the King`s Cup at the hands of third-tier Alcorcon, said director general Jorge Valdano.
Manuel Pellegrini`s future as Real Madrid coach was called into question on Wednesday after the big-spending side`s 4-0 thrashing at third-tier Alcorcon in the first leg of their King`s Cup tie.
Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini has told AS that veteran striker Raul has an "admirable passion for football", and that he has an important role to play for Los Blancos this season.
Real Madrid have a lot of work to do before they are the finished article, coach Manuel Pellegrini said after his side were knocked out of the Peace Cup friendly tournament 2-1 by Juventus on Friday.
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