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Yaya Toure: 'Whenever I asked Guardiola something, he always gave strange answers. He pretty much ignored me until City's offer came in. That's why I eventually opted to leave. I didn't speak to Guardiola for a year'

Yaya Toure: 'Whenever I asked Guardiola something, he always gave strange answers. He pretty much ignored me until City's offer came in. That's why I eventually opted to leave. I didn't speak to Guardiola for a year'

Yaya Toure: 'If he had talked to me, I would have stayed at Barcelona. I did not want to go and wanted to end my career at Barcelona. However, he had no faith in me. I wanted to stay put, but he didn't want me to stay'

Guardiola: 'There's not much to say about this matter. I talk to anyone and the doors to my office and house are always open for the players'

Guardiola: 'The truth is that he asked Barça's then president Joan Laporta to leave. We even tried to convince him to stay put. I will speak to him the next time we meet'

- It seems that every player who is unsuccessful at FC Barcelona leaves, then decides to blame the coach for their own mistakes. Succeeding as a Barça player is a very difficult task, you need to accept the challenges that come with the job: Constant match pressure, high expectations from the fans and the fact that a younger La Masia player may come and steal your place. It's the nature of our club: Evolution.

If Yaya Toure had stayed at Barça, we wouldn't have signed Javier 'Muscle' Mascherano. Sergio Busquets wouldn't have developed into a key man for the Blaugrana or Spanish midfield. For me, these 2 factors highlight the fact The Pep Team has improved as a result of Yaya's departure.

Oh! And let's not ignore a key fact: MONEY. Manchester City offered Barça 26MILLeu for him, Yaya HIMSELF asked to leave, then signed a five-year-deal worth a staggering 58MILLeu. Who's to blame here? Well, definitely not Pep!!!

YAYA TOURE: THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICES, ENJOY COUNTING YOUR MONEY, FC BARCELONA ARE BETTER WITHOUT YOU!!!!!