Manchester City latest: Toure on online abuse; Pellegrini on CSKA match

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Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been speaking about the alleged racist abuse he was reportedly subjected to on social media.

Speaking to BBC Sport, the Ivory Coast international said, “For me it’s a disgrace to be honest.

“We need to do something to try to tell people those kinds of behaviour have to stop. I want those people to understand what they’re doing is wrong.”

Police are currently investigating claims that the City star was racially abused shortly after reactivating his Twitter account.

In other news, City boss Manuel Pellegrini has been speaking ahead of City’s Champions League match against CSKA Moscow.

The Blues have a lot to do if they want to qualify for the group stage after picking up just two points from their first three group matches, but in comments published by Talk Sport the Chilean refused to accept tomorrow’s match was the only vital one.

“I think it is a very important game but it is not a ‘death’ game,” Pellegrini said, “because until mathematics can’t fix (it) you can continue.”

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