Can anyone in football claim to have had a more eventful day than Yaya Toure?

It’s been the most turbulent 24 hours for a Manchester City player since Joe Hart was sent to Torino and found out his name was Charles.

A player once revered at Manchester City for his ability to slalom through midfield and score goals by the bucket, Yaya Toure has fallen out of favour since Pep Guardiola’s arrival.

But just yesterday, it seemed the Ivorian was all set to start winning the former Barcelona boss over, with potential involvement in the League Cup on the horizon.

And then as Tuesday rolled around, Yaya brought out some big news.

Toure has been an ever-present figure for the Ivory Coast, captaining the side to the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015.

But the reaction was scathing, given the state of the central midfielder’s club career.

Still, if a few jokes were made at Yaya’s expense, at worst, that’s a mixed day.

But then this happened.

It seems Toure’s agent has landed him in hot water with his boss. Dimitri Seluk criticised Guardiola for not playing his client, and as such it looks as though he may have cut Yaya’s career at Manchester City even shorter.

Should Seluk apologise? He doesn’t think so.

Fans were very much split on the issue, with some defending Guardiola.

Others suggested it all seemed like a bit of a pointless argument.

While this journalist seemed to think the solution lay somewhere in the Scottish Premiership.

Although with Pep’s City taking on Celtic in the Champions League this season, even then you wouldn’t be able to separate them.


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