Manchester City director Pep Guardiola has safeguarded himself against Yaya Toure’s allegation that he may have an issue with African players.
Guardiola says Toure “realizes that I’m not supremacist” and did not raise the issue amid their two years together at City.
Toure won three Premier League titles, a FA Cup and two League Cups amid an eight-year spell at the Etihad.
The Ivorian influenced one Premier League to begin last season as City traveled to title brilliance under Guardiola.
The midfielder – who additionally played under Guardiola at Barcelona – proposed in a meeting with France Football prior this week that the City director may have treated him less positively on the grounds that he is African.
Guardiola has reacted to the remarks from his previous player, disclosing to Televisio de Catalunya: “He realizes that I’m not supremacist.
“Saying that … what would we be able to do?
“We have been as one amid two years. We have had two years, 365 + 365 (days) to state it – and we can talk.
“In the event that he leaves and later he says that …
“Try not to mind, it isn’t worth (it).”