Pellegrini charged by UEFA after referee comments

UEFA has decided to charge Pellegrini despite his appology. Credit: PA

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has been charged by UEFA for his comments about referee Jonas Eriksson following his side's Champions League loss to Barcelona in midweek, the European governing body has confirmed.

The case will be reviewed on the 28th of February.

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