Sport Barcelona striker Neymar is helped from the pitch

The Brazil international is ruled out for up to a month

Malaga midfielder Francisco R. Alarcon 'Isco' celebrates his goal against Deportivo de La Coruna

Isco reveals Real Madrid and Manchester City have made offers for him

The Spain international appears certain to leave Malaga this summer

Manuel Pellegrini waves to the Malaga fans

Factfile: Manuel Pellegrini confirmed as Manchester City manager

The Chilean will take up the role later this month

Isco (r) celebrates his goal with in Spain's Under-21's victory over Holland

Manchester City 'close' to signing Malaga midfielder Isco

Midfielder set to follow Manuel Pellegrini to the Etihad as City continue their summer spending spree

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The Malaga winger has re-discovered the sort of form that once made him one of Europe's most feared wide men and although Isco is the star man at the Andalucian club just now, clubs may have been alerted to Joaquin's availability. The La Liga outfit do have the first option on whether to hand him a new contract, however.

Malaga's Europa League ban upheld

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected an attempt by Malaga to overturn a Uefa ban from next season's Europa League over previously unpaid debts.

Sevilla winger may follow Isco to join Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad Stadium

Jesus Navas hints at £20m switch to Manchester City as Real Madrid bid to keep Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid are expected to step up their transfer activity this week

Manuel Pellegrini waves to the Malaga fans

Manchester City expect to name new manager in next two weeks

Roberto Mancini was sacked before the end of the season

Manuel Pellegrini, pictured, will be happy to face Jose Mourinho if the Portuguese goes back to Chelsea

Manuel Pellegrini insists switch to Manchester City is not a done deal

Malaga boss expects progress to be made on Monday

Malaga playmaker Isco

Manchester City face competition from Real Madrid for Isco, according to reports in Spain

The 21-year-old Spain international is under contract until 2016

PABLO ZABALETA (7): Worked characteristically hard up and down the right and made important interventions in his own box

Pablo Zabaleta says the Manuel Pellegrini style of football is 'great'

The Chilean is expected to replace Roberto Mancini

Roberto Martinez celebrates after winning the FA Cup

Decision on Roberto Martinez's Wigan future will not be made until next week

The Spaniard has been linked with a switch to Everton

Manuel Pellegrini must decide on futures of Carlos Tevez, Gareth Barry and Joleon Lescott as Manchester City name starting date for new manager

Chilean quits Malaga and will begin on 1 June but must make rapid decisions on his strikers

Manuel Pellegrini will leave Malaga at the end of the season amid speculation he will join Manchester City

Manuel Pellegrini confirms his exit from Malaga to open door to Manchester City job

Chilean will leave club and is hotly tipped to replace Roberto Mancini at Manchester City, who have named Claudio Reyna as their director of football at New York City FC

Aleksander Kolarov, Edin Dzeko and Costel Pantilimon of Manchester City clap towards the home fans at full time

Aleksandar Kolarov accused of abusing Manchester City fans in ugly end to season

Defender 'gestured' at fans as campaign ends in disarray and show of support for Roberto Mancini

Mario Balotelli with Roberto Mancini

Mario Balotelli not surprised Manchester City sacked Roberto Mancini

The pair were close during their time together at the Etihad Stadium

Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini appointment: Malaga tell manager he is free to join Manchester City

Reports suggest the Spanish club have told the Chilean he can leave

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