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Watch: Manuel Pellegrini Forced To Give Humiliating Farewell Speech To Near-Empty Stadium

Watch: Manuel Pellegrini Forced To Give Humiliating Farewell Speech To Near-Empty Stadium
By Gavin Cooney

Manchester City have collapsed since the club announced that Manuel Pellegrini would be replaced by Pep Guardiola, with City's league form since that moment the tenth-best in the division. Things have fallen apart spectacularly in the league, and City were awful in the Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid. Today's 2-2 draw with Arsenal means that City

Today's 2-2 draw with Arsenal means that City are in serious danger of missing out on the Champions League, and if Manchester United win their final two games they will finish fourth, meaning Pep Guardiola will take over a club in the Europa League.

Today's was Pellegrini's final home game in charge of a club at which he has won the League and two League Cups, and as a result gave a farewell address to the stadium. Sadly, however, very few City fans hung around to send their manager off, with Pellegrini emerging to give a brief address to a stadium which was at least two-thirds empty. Watch below:

It is an unseemly way for Pellegrini to leave the club. Niall Quinn made the point that City fans stayed back to applaud the team he played in after relegation. The scourge of expectation has not wasted time in bedding in at City.

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