Manuel Pellegrini could be axed if Manchester City are dumped out of the Champions League by Barcelona at the Camp Nou, with the Etihad owners prepared to be ruthless, as they search for European glory.
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According to reports in the Daily Express, it’s make or break for the Citizens manager on Wednesday night, as they must fight back from a 2-1 defeat in the first-leg, to secure a famous victory at the Camp Nou.
With the club faltering in the Premier League, trailing six points to Jose Mourinho’s title-leading Chelsea, and their Champions League dreams – once more – hanging by a thread, the season could be considered a major step backwards, as they strive for a reputation as a European ‘giant’.
The stunning form of Luis Enrique’s Barca in 2015 could very well be the turning point for Pellegrini’s career with the English top-flight champions.
The pressure’s on…