Soccer-Manchester City appoint Pellegrini as manager (Reuters)

(Adds details, byline) By Sonia Oxley MANCHESTER, England, June 14 (Reuters) – Manchester City have named former Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini as the successor to the sacked Roberto Mancini, the Premier League club said on Friday. The 59-year-old Chilean, whose appointment had been widely expected for weeks with Pellegrini saying last month he had a verbal agreement, takes over following Mancini’s dismissal on May 13 after City were runners-up in the league and FA Cup. “I am delighted to accept this hugely exciting opportunity. …

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