Yaya Touré: "I want to destroy the Pep myth" (France Football interview)

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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    Out tomorrow. Sounds juicy.



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    Vialli_92 Full Member

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    This is going to be interesting
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    Wumminator The Special One!

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    Right that’s it I’m convinced, he needs to be sacked.
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    Utdfrom2002 Full Member

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    Pep probably forgot to wish him on his birthday.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    Maybe, but he signed Mendy, Coleman and Keita. And Yaya is known for being overly sensitive.

    That said, means nothing who he's signed or how sensitive Yaya is. Be an interesting read.
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    ClosetDevil Full Member

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    I'm more interested to see what people's reactions are going to be.

    How many are goinf to resort to belittling his claims for an entire multitude of reasons (sore loser, etc.) instead of actually taking his claims seriously?

    It's friggin 2018, there is NO PLACE for racism.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Another player that slaughter Pep in the media after the likes of Zlatan, Eto'o ..etc. Interesting.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    I'm guessing Toure's plaque at the City Academy won't be there for long, then.
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    breakout67 Full Member

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    Is it actual racism being called out or that he didn't get him a birthday cake.
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Well that depends on what he says. Seems like you have ready given creditility to his claims. Let's not forget Yaya has got history of being bellend when it comes to not getting his own way.
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    ClosetDevil Full Member

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    Amazing seeing peoples' responses to his claim.

    Now think about why you suppose it's easier for people to sweep it under the rug and make a joke out of it rather than take something like this seriously.

    People have short memories and forget that racism was one of the central themes of the precious world wars.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    I get what your trying to say, but hoping for actual racism :lol:
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Depends on what his claims are and their merits.
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    prateik Full Member

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    Toure is a prick. Unless he has actual stuff to back his claim up, its best to ignore idiots like him.
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    breakout67 Full Member

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    Edited my post to better word what I meant :angel:
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    Charlie Foley Full Member

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    Probably best to keep opinions to ourselves on the merits of this statement until we read the interview at least.
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    What's the point of going to media about this matter? It will just pain Toure as a bitter and spineless individual. Really reminds me of the political shit storm in my country where the cronies only dare to speak up against the leaders of the previously ruling party after they lost power.

    I don't think he will be taken seriously.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Leroy Sane too. Who is Coleman? Keita did talk about not being played much.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    AC.

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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Did he sign Kingsley Coman?
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Not much 'amazing' about. People just tend to not take Yaya very seriously because he's a bit of an oddball. Let's see what he has to say though. There's obviously no place for racism anywhere and in any form.
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    :lol: Toure is such a tool, as well as his agent
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Neither France nor Ireland are in Africa.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Pep is not a racist. He might be a drug cheat, a cnut, a racist but he is not a porn star.
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    So he's not being accused of racism, but discrimination against Africans?
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots

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    Hmm sounds like assumptions/accusations with little behind them from this.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    If he has a case then it's very good that he's going to the media.
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    The Firestarter Full Member

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    Doesn't like African players or doesn't like him in particular ? Seems like the usual bullshit from Yaya.
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    SqualorVictoria New Member

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    People would take his claims more seriously if he wouldn't at the same time suggest that his stats were better than others' and he deserved to play. Let's be honest now Yaya, you were just a bit shite already.
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    Zlatan, Toure & to some extent Etoo all have one thing in common - they are better playing football to their own individual abilities compared to playing football in the team.

    That's why they love Jose & don't get around Pep. Yaya under Jose would have been some player.
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    pcaming Full Member

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    Ye ima call bullshit on this...
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    buckooo1978 Full Member

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    Sour and extremely nasty and vindictive grapes from Toure possibly
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    I can understand why the 2 did not get into each, but of the reasons behind it he is being foolish to suggest that racism was part of that. Otherwise he would have not signed up Walker, Mendy, Danilo, Sane and Jesus nor would have kept both Sterling and Kompany.

    Reguardless of Toure's views on him (who I still consider to be a legend at my club), Pep (while at Barcelona) was highly foolish to not only flog off Eto'o, but then end up falling out with Zlatan (who he got in exchange) as well the season after.
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    MrPooni Full Member

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    I'm not usually one to underplay potential racism but I think it's more likely that Pep has an anti-Yaya Toure stance than an anti-African one and I don't blame him. Yaya is a tool of the highest order.
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Isn't he? :smirk:
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    Everything that can shake Pep's confidence and make City lose power is good
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Eto insinuated something similar
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    The race card. Pathetic from Toure.

    Look, the same happened with Zlatan at Barca and at City, likes of Joe Hart felt it. If Pep feels he doesn't need a player, he is probably very cold towards that player and doesn't take notice of him. Different managers have their own quirks in dealing with unwanted players. Brendan Rodgers did the same with Balotelli as well.

    Toure was past it and Pep saw that. Can't blame the manager one bit.