Pellegrini hints at new faces

New Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has hinted the club may be about to announce a new signing in the next 24 hours.

Last Updated: 12/07/13 at 09:32 Post Comment

Pellegrini is with the City squad in South Africa for a mini pre-season tour ahead of the Barclays Asia Trophy in Hong Kong - which will be live on Sky Sports.

The Chilean's first match in charge in charge of the Citizens will be against Supersport United in Pretoria on Sunday, followed by another in Durban next Thursday.

Pellegrini is also looking to strengthen his squad and has suggested there may be transfer news imminent, although he is not certain and did not discuss specific targets.

He said: "We don't know at this moment who is going to come here.

"We are trying to bring the best players into our squad. I am always open to young players, and to good players.

"I don't know if anything will happen before we leave South Africa, but maybe the next day we will have fresh news."

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ood lord that's got me unnecessarily excited. Damn you Storey. Cut to Liverpool being crushed under the wheels of Sparky's Stoke Machine and Firmino brought off the bench to no effect. It's the hope that kills you.

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