Pellegrini: We’re not failing despite trophyless season

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini refuted suggestions that his team are on the wane with this season set to end without them adding to their trophy cabinet, while being a considerable distance from eventual Premier League champions Chelsea, reports Sky Sports.

Manchester City thrashed Queens Park Rangers on Sunday afternoon, which relegated the visitors from the Premier League. The Sky Blues ended the day temporarily second, but can be caught by Arsenal, who have two games in hand on the two-time top-flight champions. This season, City have been very inconsistent, and have been struggling in 2015 to gain momentum.

Between the end of December and the middle of April, the Sky Blues dropping points in nine of their 14 Premier League games. It saw the manager under intense pressure, which will not go away with rumours linking Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola to the Etihad stadium.

City were knocked out of the Capital One Cup, FA Cup and Champions League without much of a whimper, and given they are currently 11 point adrift the champions many are calling the campaign a failure. But Pellegrini doesn’t feel the club need a huge overhaul to rectify their problems.

“I don’t think we need a revolution, last year we won two titles. I never can accept that this team is failing, because I don’t think it is easy to win the title in the Premier League. It’s not easy for any team to win titles in a row because you have five very strong teams which have the same powerful squads and the same money to spend,” he said.

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