Premier League - West Ham United v Leicester City - London Stadium, London, Britain - December 28, 2019 West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini REUTERS/David Klein
CAIRO_9 July 2020: Real Betis announced on Thursday that the club has reached an agreement with the The 66-year-old Chilean manager, Manuel Pellegrini, to be the club's manager for the next season.
"We think Pellegrini is a natural-born winner. He is a leader in the dressing room and has gotten good results in the clubs he has been. He was our first option." A Real Betis official said.
Pellegrini returns to the Spanish League for the first time since 2013 when he was in charge of Malaga.
Pellegrini spent his first years in Europe in Spain, where he stayed for 9 years and took charge of Villarreal, Real Madrid and Malaga.
The Chilean manager then moved to England where he coached Manchester City for three years and led them to win the Premier League title in 2014.
Pellegrini left the Cityzens with the fifth-highest win percentage in Premier League history and he moved east to coach China's Hebei China Fortune for two years.
The Chilean returned to the Premier League and took charge of West Ham United for one year.
Real Betis suffered this season at the Spanish League and they are 13th at the table with 41 points.