Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep's Sane Praise, but Yaya Is Warned

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep's Sane Praise, but Yaya Is Warned

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PEP Guardiola was delighted at Leroy Sane's attitude on battling to be in his Champions League squad.

But the City boss appeared to be less than enamoured with veteran star Yaya Toure - and seemed to warn the 34-year-old that he is risking his chance to figure in the Blues' run-in.

Toure was left out of the Champions League squad which flew to Basel this week despite returning to training after a bout of sickness.

And when questioned about Toure - who has only made five league appearances this season and is struggling to qualify for a winner's medal should City wrap up the title - he was brusque with his answer.

"He is not injured - there were three or four days sick and he made one or two training sessions, that's all," said Guardiola. …

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