Guardiola often has problems with Africans - Yaya Toure

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However, he could remain in England next season, after Seluk claimed he would be ready to play for just £1-a-week at any of the Premier League's top six clubs.

The agent said he believed Toure, who spent eight seasons at City, can carry on playing at the top for many years to come.

"The fact that Guardiola ended Yaya's career in Manchester City is not even a mistake, but a crime, but the boomerang will return, Pep", he added.

The Russian agent also called Guardiola's appointment in Manchester "nasty" because his predecessor, Manuel Pellegrini, was still in the job at the time.

"He was cruel with me", Toure told France Football, as reported by Yahoo.

However, the Brighton appearance was his only Premier League start of last term, and he never featured as prominently in a City shirt following Guardiola's appointment in 2016.

"He's full of energy and willing to play the next season in England".

"So, I don't know what Yaya said or if it's wrongly written or exaggerated".

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Toure's criticism of Guardiola comes after Cameroon global Samuel Eto'o said in 2014 that the coach disrespected him during his final season (2008-09) with Barcelona.

'Maybe us Africans aren't always treated the same by certain people.

Yaya Touré has launched a broadside at Pep Guardiola, accusing him of "having problems with Africans wherever he goes", claiming the Manchester City manager's coaching reputation is "a myth" and that he did "everything to spoil" the Ivory Coast midfielder's last season at the club. Guardiola could not repeat the achievements of Heynckes, being the next three years at the helm of the best German club, which without Guardiola again leads and wins.

UEFA also handed Roma a further one game ban, suspended for two years.

'I bet that Guardiola will not win the Champions League during this time, no matter how much money he has spent, but he likes to do it. "It'll be like an African curse on him".

"He insists he has no problems with black players because he is too intelligent to be caught out", Toure said in an interview which will be published on Tuesday.

"And a top player with leadership qualities could never be a bad addition to a team, especially when he doesn't require payment".