Former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini joins Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune
Manuel Pellegrini has been appointed the new manager of Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune.
He was linked with a number of different sides when it was announced in February that he would make way for Guardiola in the Etihad hotseat, including Everton and Valencia.
But the 62-year-old has instead penned a lucrative deal to take charge at Hebei, where he has inherited a star-studded team that includes contains Argentina’s Ezequiel Lavezzi, former Arsenal forward Gervinho and ex-Chelsea youngster Gael Kakuta.
Hebei sit fifth in the Super League standings with seven games remaining.