Report: Manuel Pellegrini keen on becoming Everton boss, has ambitious plans

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Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly interested in becoming Everton manager.

According to the Daily Mail, Manchester City's outgoing manager Manuel Pellegrini would be keen on taking over at Everton this summer.

Pellegrini, 62, arrived at City from Malaga back in the summer of 2013, and won the Premier League in his first season in charge, pipping Liverpool to top spot.

However, European success evaded the Chilean, and his City side missed out on the Premier League title to Chelsea, posing major questions about his future at the Etihad Stadium.

Back in February, City announced that Pellegrini will leave the club this summer and will be replaced by Pep Guardiola, leading to the Blues limping towards a top four place, though they did reach the Champions League semi-finals, where they lost to Real Madrid.

Now, the Daily Mail report that Pellegrini is keen to say in the Premier League, and with his family settled in Cheshire, he's particularly keen on the Everton job.

The Toffees are widely expected to move on from current manager Roberto Martinez after a hugely underwhelming season, and a host of managers have already been linked with the role.

Now though, it's believed that Pellegrini would like to take the job, and even has some ambitious plans in mind. Allegedly, Pellegrini sees Everton as a club with 'huge potential', and thinks that he can guide them to the success he had with Malaga and Villarreal in Spain.

Both teams went to the Champions League group stage and beyond under Pellegrini, and that track record should be hugely appealing to Everton, who surely couldn't do much better than landing Pellegrini as their new manager this summer.

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