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Toure needs time to recover

Yaya Toure admits he needs time to recover after an exhausting season, which has only just come to an end after Ivory Coast's World Cup exit.

Last Updated: 03/07/14 at 07:35 Post Comment

Yaya Toure: Tired after a draining season

Yaya Toure: Tired after a draining season

The Manchester City star's future was thrown into doubt at the end of the season, when his agent claimed City disrespected him over the fact his birthday was not recognised.

Then Toure claimed to be annoyed with City over the way they acted with him over his brother Ibrahim, who died last month with Yaya at the World Cup finals.

City have never publicly commented on any of Toure's issues, but the player admits he needs time to recover.

"I got through this World Cup like a ghost," he is quoted by the Manchester Evening News.

"I was never 100 per cent. I gave everything I could but sometimes it was not enough. I suffered in silence, I kept to myself.

"I admit that I'm completely drained, worn out, both physically and mentally. All these emotions on top of each other have totally exhausted me. I am out of energy. After the World Cup, I will take myself away from it all for a while."

Due to his particpation in the World Cup, Toure would not be due to report back to training with City until the end of this month.

Tomorrow's story: Yaya Toure is deeply disappointed in the towel-folding abilities of the housekeeping staff at his vacation resort.
- slowgraffiti

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e made his power play to try and get Sheikhy to raise his wages or trade him to PSG. PSG were probably not interested and he is stuck with no cake and no vacation. @Jay_D> Surely you jest about FFP being real, right? All Platini is doing is making billionaries pay measly fines, so he and his cronies can get rich. If a fool can pay 50 mil for David Luiz, he will happily pay some fine to UEFA. FFP has failed as for it to succeed UEFA had to take it...

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uess we can expect Toure's explanation of his behaviour around the same time Pete Townshend publishes his book then.

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amn you Yaya, don't scare me like that! I only ate the icing. I didn't eat the soft and scrumptious middle - I will buy you another cake!

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