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City's Pep Guardiola happy to move on from Yaya Toure disagreement

Posted Saturday, November 05, 2016 by ESPN119 hits

MANCHESTER -- Pep Guardiola has accepted an apology from Yaya Toure but the midfielder still faces a fight to get back into the Manchester City team. Toure, 33, issued a statement on Friday saying sorry for "misunderstandings" after he was frozen out of the squad following statements made by his agent Dimitri Seluk. Guardiola told a news conference ahead of City's game with Middlesbrough on Sa...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Middlesbrough - Yaya Toure apology is 'important' for Manchester City

Posted Saturday, November 05, 2016 by PA88 hits

Pep Guardiola has described an apology from Yaya Toure on behalf of his agent as "so important for Manchester City". City boss Guardiola has refused to pick Toure since his representative Dimitri Seluk claimed the midfielder had been "humiliated" by his omission from the club's Champions League squad early in September. Guardiola demanded that Seluk apologise but, with that not forthcoming, To...Full Story »

Toure wants back in for City

Posted Friday, November 04, 2016 by ESPN161 hits

Yaya Toure has asked his agent Dimitri Seluk to make peace with Pep Guardiola in an attempt to salvage his Manchester City career, according to the Mirror. Yaya Toure may have asked his agent to make his peace with Pep Guardiola. Toure was widely expected to leave City in January after falling out of favour since Guardiola's arrival in the summer. The midfielder has made one appearance for the...Full Story »

Guardiola taking revenge against Yaya Toure, claims agent

Posted Monday, October 31, 2016 by YAHOO Sport45 hits

Yaya Toure's agent claims Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is freezing out the Ivorian midfielder to exact revenge. Toure has only made one appearance for City this season - in a Champions League play-off in August - and Guardiola has vowed not to play the 33-year-old again unless he apologises for critical comments made by Dimitri Seluk. Seluk angered Guardiola after hitting out at the S...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers backs Kolo Toure after Celtic's Champions League defeat

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Skysports.com81 hits

Brendan Rodgers insisted Kolo Toure will bounce back Brendan Rodgers has backed Kolo Toure to bounce back after his mistakes proved costly in Celtic's 2-0 defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach. The 35-year-old former Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool player was caught by striker Andre Hahn trying to shepherd the ball out of play in the 57th minute which led to captain Lars Stindl driving in ...Full Story »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola targeting teenager dubbed the next Yaya Toure

Posted Sunday, September 25, 2016 by hits

Guardiola has been tracking Ivory Coast starlet Franck Kessie, who has scored four goals in four games for Serie A side Atalanta this season. Kessie, 19, has already won four international caps and has also been watched by Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea. Guardiola had his scouts in the stands to check out Kessie when Atalanta suffered defeat at home to Palermo last week. He sees Kessi...Full Story »

Yaya Toure's agent declares war on Man City boss Pep Guardiola over ongoing dispute

Posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by hits

Guardiola says Toure will not play for Manchester City again until he apologises for remarks made earlier this month by Seluk, who criticised the Spaniard for his "humiliating" axing of his client from his Champions League squad. But outspoken Ukraine-born Seluk refused to back down last night by declaring: "Why should I apologise?" Seluk added that he will only apologise to Guardiola if he in...Full Story »

Arsenal and Manchester United interested in Yaya Toure, but move would be impossible, says agent

Posted Wednesday, September 07, 2016 by Skysports.com199 hits

Yaya Toure's agent Dimitri Seluk has revealed there has been interest from Manchester United and Arsenal for the midfielder Yaya Toure's agent Dimitri Seluk has told Sky Sports there has been interest from Manchester United and Arsenal for the midfielder. Toure, 33, is surplus to requirements at Manchester City under manager Pep Guardiola and was left out of their 21-man Champions League squad...Full Story »

Yaya Toure's agent has begun planning the player's escape route from Manchester City

Posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016 by hits

The Manchester City midfielder, 33, is out of contract next summer and has been marginalised by Pep Guardiola, who has left him out of his Champions League squad. Despite the snub, Toure did not want to move before the transfer deadline because he stands to earn about £12million from seeing out the final year on his deal at the Etihad. And Dimitri Seluk says his client will not be short o...Full Story »

Yaya Toure's agent criticises Pep Guardiola for Champions League snub

Posted Sunday, September 04, 2016 by givemesport.com191 hits

It's fair to say the arrival of Pep Guardiola hasn't been good news for everyone in the Manchester City squad. Deadline day alone saw four players dispelled via loan deals with Joe Hart, Samir Nasri, Wilfried Bony and Eliaquim Mangala all biting the bullet. The ex-Barcelona boss isn't wasting time when it comes to asserting his authority at the Etihad Stadium. However, despite having avoided...Full Story »

Yaya Toure insists he's going nowhere despite double Manchester City snub

Posted Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by hits

FROZEN OUT: Toure doesn't look to be in Guardiola's first team plans The 33-year-old midfilder is prepared to sit tight at the Etihad and pick up £11m from seeing out the final season on his contract. New boss Pep Guardiola underlined that Toure is not part of his plans by leaving him out of the squad that travelled to Bucharest for tonight’s vital Champions League play-off first le...Full Story »

Guardiola explains Yaya Toure absence

Posted Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com78 hits

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has dismissed suggestions that Yaya Toure is not part of his plans, claiming the Ivory Coast international is not yet ready for the rigours of first-team action. The former Barcelona and Bayern boss was quizzed over Toure's absence in the Citizens' Premier League opener against Sunderland on Saturday, as well as his decision to leave the player out of his m...Full Story »

Yaya Toure to stay at Manchester City: Agent insists he won't be leaving

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2016 by hits

Yaya Toure to stay at Manchester City Guardiola sold Toure to City when he was coach at Barcelona and it was expected that the Ivorian midfielder would have no future at the Etihad under the new boss. But Toure’s agent Dimitri Seluk, who had been critical of Guardiola’s treatment of Toure at Barcelona, insists that Toure won’t be heading for the exit. Seluk said: “In f...Full Story »

Celtic vs FC Astana - Rodgers has 'no problem' giving Toure a Celtic debut against Astana

Posted Wednesday, August 03, 2016 by PA54 hits

Kolo Toure is set to make his Celtic debut against FC Astana in the Champions League on Wednesday night with manager Brendan Rodgers insisting a start for the 35-year-old would not be a gamble. The former Arsenal and Manchester City defender teamed up with his former Liverpool boss last week but sat out the first leg of the third qualifying round in Kazakhstan, which ended 1-1, and Saturday's 3...Full Story »

Yaya Toure unlikely to join Inter Milan in summer

Posted Friday, July 15, 2016 by ESPN181 hits

Yaya Toure and Roberto Mancini spent time at Manchester City together. Roberto Mancini says Inter Milan are unlikely to sign Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure this summer, despite their previous working relationship at the Etihad. Mancini's new club had been hoping to lure the 33-year-old powerhouse to Serie A as Inter look to retool after an inconsistent campaign last season. Asked abou...Full Story »

Charlton Athletic vs Burnley - Yaya Sanogo set to miss out once again for Charlton

Posted Saturday, May 07, 2016 by PA54 hits

Yaya Sanogo remains a doubt for relegated Charlton when they host promoted Burnley. The on-loan Arsenal forward missed the 2-1 win at Leeds last weekend with a hamstring injury and is set to sit out again. Defender Patrick Bauer is still out with an ankle injury and striker Reza Ghoochannejhad has a hamstring problem. But midfielder Jordan Cousins could return after failing a late fitness...Full Story »

Mamadou Sakho backed by Liverpool team-mate Kolo Toure after alleged anti-doping violation

Posted Monday, April 25, 2016 by skysports.com229 hits

Mamdou Sakho is under investigation by UEFA for a possible anti-doping violation Kolo Toure has backed Liverpool team-mate Mamadou Sakho after his alleged anti-doping violation. Sakho is being investigated by UEFA for allegedly failing a drugs test prior to the Reds' Europa League second-leg tie at Manchester United on March 17. He has not been banned by Liverpool but will not be selected dur...Full Story »

Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City at end of the season, says agent

Posted Tuesday, April 05, 2016 by ESPN88 hits

Yaya Toure will depart Manchester City this summer, his agent has said, as the club have failed on their promise to offer the midfielder a new contract. Toure, 32, has just one year remaining on his current deal at City and, according to his representative Dimitri Seluk, he is keen to extend his stay at the Etihad Stadium. However, Seluk says that City have failed to offer the Ivory Coast inte...Full Story »

Yaya’s agent drops another exit hint

Posted Thursday, March 31, 2016 by Foxsports.com58 hits

Yaya Toure appears to be edging closer to a Manchester City exit with his agent confirming they have started negotiations with other clubs. The midfielder's current contract at the Etihad Stadium runs until the end of the 2016-17 season, but it is being widely reported that he is not keen on working with Pep Guardiola, who will replace Manuel Pellegrini as City manager this summer, again. Guar...Full Story »

Arsenal should sign Manchester City's 'outstanding' Yaya Toure in the summer

Posted Wednesday, March 16, 2016 by hits

Arsene Wenger should try bring Yaya Toure to Arsenal in the summer, according to Stuart Pearce. The four-time African Player of the Year, 32, looks set to leave the Etihad in the summer, despite having a year remaining on his contract. The midfielder’s agent Dimitry Seluk suggested in January that his client is unlikely to stay at the club if Pep Guardiola is manager. The Barcelona le...Full Story »

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