Agent calls on CSKA Moscow to confirm racist chants for Man City's Toure

The agent of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has called on CSKA Moscow to admit their fans racially abused the Ivorian last week.

The agent of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has called on CSKA Moscow to admit their fans racially abused the Ivorian last week.

Dimitri Seluk told the Sunday Mirror that Toure’s abuse at the hands of some bigoted CSKA supporters during the Blues' midweek Champions League victory in Moscow has been compounded by some officials of the club branding him a liar.

“Yaya is not a liar,” said Seluk. “He speaks Russian and he knows what was said to him by these crazy people who call themselves supporters.

“For him to hear officials of CSKA say that the allegations are false has hurt Yaya almost as much as the insults themselves.

“If CSKA are truly serious about helping with the fight against racism then they must admit their fans were wrong, that they were wrong, and say that they stand in support of Yaya.

“Yaya does not want to hurt CSKA and he does not want to hurt Russia. He knows that it is only a few crazy people and does not believe that all Russian people are like this. CSKA are trying to say that it was nothing more than the usual provocation that players have to be strong against!

“But what happened to Yaya in Moscow is unacceptable.

“CSKA must admit this, for the good of their club, Russian ­football and football in general.”

 
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