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​Agent hammers Man City boss for omitting Yaya Toure from Champions League squad

Yaya Toure's agent has criticised Pep Guardiola for humiliating the midfielder by leaving him out of Manchester City's squad for the Champions League group stages.

Though critical of Guardiola's decision, Toure's agent Dimitri Seluk says his 33 year old client remains determined to force his way into the Spaniard's plans.

"If he wins the Champions League for City this season then I will travel to England and I will say on television that Pep Guardiola is the best manager in the world," Seluk told the Sunday Mirror.

"But if City don't win the Champions League then I hope that Pep has got the balls to say that he was wrong to humiliate a great player like Yaya.

"This is Pep's decision and we must respect it. Yaya is a professional and so he will do everything he is asked to do.

"Perhaps Pep will think he is good enough to play in the final 10 minutes of a League Cup game against a third division team - and, yes, I am joking.

"But what I can tell you is that Yaya will spend the season at City. He will not be leaving in January. He hopes that he will get the chance to prove himself."

Ian Ferris
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