Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is in no doubt Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement has hurt Manchester United.

But the Ivorian doesn't believe United will be down for long.

He told Izvestia: "Manchester United is not now in the best shape. After the departure of Alex Ferguson, they cannot find their game and are performing very inconsistently.

"But do not forget that this is a great club which is able to sign and fight for all possible titles."

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