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Francisco Sagredo
The Pellegrini Method

(El método Pellegrini)

Commercial Non-Fiction / Sports

  • Published: 01/11/2015
  • ISBN: 9789569545184
  • 280 pages

This is the biography of one of the most significant coaches in contemporary football. Manuel Pellegrini is the most successful Chilean professional on an international level and is currently the Technical Director of one of the most outstanding teams in the English league, Manchester City.  The book analyzes the twenty-five-year trajectory that got him to where he is today, based on extensive discussions on the keys to his method; along with sixty interviews with big international names in football such as Josep Guardiola, Arrigo Sacchi, Jorge Valdano, Yaya Touré, Raúl, Xabi Alonso, Robert Pires, Martín Demichelis, and Andrés D'Allessandro, among others.

About the author

A leading sports journalist, in 2003 Francisco Sagredo received the Antonino Vera Prize awarded by the Círculo de Periodistas Deportivos to the best young journalist, and in 2009 the same institution awarded him with a prize for «Best Professional Development.» He is author of the bestseller La caída (Aguilar, 2011)

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