"I have always wanted to play in England. I could not sleep for several nights after the move was confirmed. The first free weekend I get I plan to visit everything in the city that is connected with the Beatles."
Mauricio Pellegrino was occasionally referred to as the 'Fifth Beatle' by the Argentinian press.
"Mauricio has shown he is a great coach. He is someone with passion who knows the game. But he has the same problem as Sammy Lee - he has to improve his English!"
Rafa on the appointment of Mauricio Pellegrino as coach while having having a dig at Sammy Lee