I am not under pressure, Pellegrini insists

The Chilean's position at the Etihad Stadium has come under scrutiny after last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Liverpool left the champions five points adrift of Premier League leaders Chelsea, who also have a game in hand.

Media speculation has suggested that City - who appointed Pellegrini ahead of the 2013-14 campaign - could attempt to persuade Pep Guardiola to leave German champions Bayern Munich to take the reins.

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