Following the departure of Sven-Goran Eriksson on Monday, City have moved swiftly in a bid to bring in the Blackburn boss and have already agreed compensation with Rovers. Hughes is also believed to be interesting Chelsea but Thaksin is clearly confident of getting his man.
City have yet to make a formal announcement on Hughes but Thaksin told the Daily Mail: "He´s an outstanding manager who has achieved many things with Blackburn."
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