City boss praises MLS and gives Toure boost

Manchester City boss, Manuel Pellegrini, has praised Major League Soccer in his first media outing on the clubs post-season tour in Toronto.

Pellegrini is excited about playing against both Toronto and Houston Dynamo and is impressed with the growth of MLS. New York City FC are struggling at the foot of the Eastern Conference and City will be hoping their sister club can improve on their disappointing start to the season.

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“The league is improving every year. I hope the matches will be good and they will be beautiful games,” he said to

The City boss has some positive news about the future of Yaya Toure and it looks like he will be staying at the club.

“When the media asked me about a month ago I always said that Yaya is very happy here. He doesn’t have any intention to go to another club.

“I am always talking with all the players. That’s why when I said Yaya will stay here it’s because I know the way he thinks.”

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Pellegrini has hinted he will be adding to his squad once his analysis of the season has taken place and he has worked out where he needs to strengthen.

“We will analyse the last season. After that we will decide where we need to improve.”

City fans will be hoping news surrounding Toure continues to be positive and that their midfield powerhouse will be playing at the Etihad for the remainder of his contract at the very least.


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