Man City boss Pellegrini to be replaced by Diego Simeone?

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone will emerge as the no.1 contender to become City’s next manager if Manuel Pellegrini is relieved of his duties, The Daily Mail reports.

Despite winning the Premiership title last season and the Capital One Cup in his first year, it is understood that the 61 year old Chilean is under pressure due to his team’s struggles in Champions League group stage.

According to the reports, Simeone, who is considered as one of the great coaches in the world, is on the radar list at the Etihad.

It is believed that If the Sky Blues fail to retain their Premier League title and also fail to make into the Champions League next round this season, Pellegrini to be replaced by Simeone ahead of next season.