Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

How Yaya Tweet Sparked Panic Amongst Blues Fans

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

How Yaya Tweet Sparked Panic Amongst Blues Fans

Article excerpt

CITY sparked panic among fans when claiming Yaya Toure had been left out of their travelling squad for Wednesday's Champions League semi final against Real Madrid.

But in fact the Ivorian international had boarded the flight to Spain with the rest of Manuel Pellegrini's squad.

The club hastily corrected the error, with fans even posting pictures on social media of Toure at Manchester Airport.

The 32-year-old took part in City's final training session on Tuesday morning - which is why his absence from the squad came as such a surprise.

MEN Sport revealed on Monday that he was winning his race to play at Bernabeu after recovering from the thigh injury he picked up in last month's 4-0 win against Stoke City.

Pellegrini confirmed the midfielder was training 'with normality' over the weekend and he looked comfortable in City's final session before they headed out to Madrid yesterday. …

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