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Man City signing Lescott unhappy with comments of Everton boss Moyes

New Manchester City signing Joleon Lescott has hit back at his former Everton boss David Moyes.

Lescott's spell on Merseyside ended on a sour note when he was dropped by Everton manager Moyes ahead of last week's Europa League clash for having a "poor attitude".

But the Birmingham-born defender said at his unveiling: "I was disappointed in the comments, I feel they're inaccurate.

"I'd like to address them at a later date and talk more positively about my move here.

"I don't think I disrespected any of the players. If I did, I apologise."

City's bid, reportedly worth £22million, was accepted by Everton on Sunday but there was a brief delay to the England international's transfer going through as a minor wrangle was resolved.

Lescott was part of the Toffees team which lost 6-1 at Goodison Park in their Premier League opener earlier this month, with the former Wolves man coming in for particular stick over his display.

He added: "I'd like to think they thought I gave my all when I played.

"I know it wasn't my finest game for Everton (against Arsenal). It was a collective effort and obviously Arsenal were better than us on the day."

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