Pep Guardiola is interested in using malcontent Yaya Toure for Manchester City, even for Wednesday’s EFL Cup derby tie with Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Here’s the problem: Pep’s still waiting for Yaya’s agent, Dimitri Seluk, to apologize for scathing comments aimed at the City boss earlier this season.
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On Tuesday, Guardiola was again asked about the possibility of playing Toure. With City winless in its last five matches across all competitions, now would be a time for guy like Toure to get a look.
But Guardiola had made it clear that he won’t use Toure until Seluk apologizes to the manager. So, Toure continues to sit.
“I would like to take Yaya (with the team), believe me, I would like, but you know the situation,” Guardiola said to the BBC.
Come on, Seluk. Just say you’re sorry. Call Pep’s bluff.