Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Toure a Major Doubt for Euro Clash

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Toure a Major Doubt for Euro Clash

Article excerpt

YAYA Toure faces a race to be fit for City's Champions League tie with Dynamo Kiev after suffering a heel injury.

The Ivorian international is definitely out of today's early kick- off against Norwich.

City boss Manuel Pellegrini said he could not confirm how long Toure would be sidelined for by the injury, but the 32-yearold could also be a doubt for the derby against United if it is as serious as a similar one suffered by Sergio Aguero earlier in the season.

Aguero was out from November 28 to December 21 when hurting his heel earlier in the campaign.

Speaking ahead of the game against Norwich, Pellegrini said: "Yaya has a problem in his heel.

"We will see next week if he can improve.

"We don't know (if Toure will be fit to face Kiev). …

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