Pep Guardiola to Man City - the deadline day deal that nobody expected
The most exciting news you're likely to hear this deadline day.
Man City have announced that manager Manuel Pellegrini will resign from his role at the end of this season.
With deadline day proving to be a bit of a damp squib, the football world has been shaken awake this afternoon by the announcement which paves the way for a new manager to take the helm at the Etihad, namely Bayern Munich's Pep Guardiola.
Here's the club's official statement:
City statement on Pep G and Pellegrini pic.twitter.com/NFnOdH6nva
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The former Barcelona coach has been touted to take over at Man City for a long time but City have finally secured the Catalonian manager's services on a three-year contract.