Yaya Toure’s agent Dimitri Seluk launch fresh attack on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

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Dimitri Seluk previously slammed the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich head coach for “humiliating” Yaya Toure by leaving him out of his first-team plans and the club’s Champions League squad, before going on to talk down the Catalan’s coaching achievements at his old clubs.
Guardiola has said Toure will not play for him again at City until he and the club’s players receive an apology from the midfielder over his representative’s remarks.

But Seluk has already insisted he will not be saying sorry and feels there is nothing wrong with questioning Guardiola’s decision to only play Toure once this season – against Steaua Bucharest in August.

The agent feels owner Sheikh Mansour and chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak must act, saying to The Sun: “They must say to Guardiola, ‘Yaya is our family’ – how is it possible to speak like this?

“It is not correct to do that. It is not correct to give up on a top-class player. But this is his decision – he is a good coach but his personality is s***.

“If Yaya is on the field or not, everyone will ask, ‘What is this decision from Guardiola?’ Normally a person cannot make a decision like this.

“And it is England, not North Korea or Afghanistan – so people will discuss whether it is right and they will have their opinions.

“It is necessary to remember that Yaya, when he was in Barcelona, played as a defender and they won against Man United [in the 2009 Champions League final].

“It is very strange. All supporters like Guardiola but my opinion is that supporters also see that Yaya gave City a lot. They won the title two times with him and won cups.

“We’ll see what Pep does. Many people don’t understand how it is possible to do what he has done with players.”

Seluk insisted Toure would see out his contract until the end of the season unless City approach him and reach acceptable terms to get his client to leave the Etihad Stadium, while again questioning the acclaim received by Guardiola, who has won 10 straight matches since taking charge.

“He has a contract until June and he will stay,” continued Seluk.

“If they want him to leave they must make a conversation with me and then it is if we agree.”

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