Yaya Touré: ‘Without Busquets, I Would Not have Left Barça’

Yaya Toure, Manchester City’s midfielder said in an interview on Catalunya Radio that “without Busquets, I would not have left the club. Leaving was the hardest moment of my life because I wanted to retire at Barcelona.”

The Ivory coast star said that the first team place of Sergio Busquets made him leave Barca “Without Busquets, I would not have gone. He has great qualities and what I wanted was to play games and not be left on the bench.”

About their current situation in the Premier league Yaya Touré said: “For me Manchester City means a challenge.” As for how he sees the current situation at Barcelona, the African midfielder said: “The current slump at the club will soon pass”.

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