Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that he has changed his character in order to become a success in management. Pellegrini, a former player himself, has tried to avoid controversies throughout his management tenure at Man City: a trait of former coach Roberto Mancini.
“As a player I was a different character to the one I am today. To prepare to be a manager you must change a lot of things.
“You have to understand you are not a player and have another attitude with the players.”
The former Malaga coach is set to win his first league title in England should Man City beat West Ham United at home on Sunday. The Chilean has had fleeting success in Europe with Villareal and Real Madrid during his time in Europe, but has been unable to match his success in South America. Pellegrini helped Real Madrid to finish on 96 points in 2009-10, but remarkably were unable to win La Liga as Barcelona finished on 99 points.
Man City have had ups and downs this season, but having surpassed the 100 goal mark last Wednesday versus Aston Villa, Pellegrini will feel they have won the league by playing attractive attacking football.
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