Friday, 25th April, 2014

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has revealed that he feels sorry for former Manchester United boss David Moyes, after the Scot was sacked on Tuesday.

Moyes took over at the helm of the Old Trafford club last summer, following the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, after spending 11 years at the top with Everton.

But subsequent to a disastrous 10-month reign with the defending champions that saw them slip to seventh in the Premier League and now struggling for a place in the Europa League next year, the 50-year-old was shown the door by the Red Devils’ board, in a decision which Pellegrini feels was ‘not good’.

"I think he is a very good manager that is why Manchester United chose him to continue the work that Sir Alex Ferguson did for so many years. But I don't know the reasons they have”, the Chilean manger was quoted as saying by the BBC.


"It is always not good for the club to sack a manager who has a contract who is just starting his work – and very difficult work after Alex Ferguson and a contract for six years."

Moyes has been replaced by interim manager Ryan Giggs, who will take charge of his first game against Norwich City at home on Saturday.

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