Bayern Munich centre back Jerome Boateng has come to the defence of former manager Pep Guardiola following criticism of the Spaniard by departing Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.
Ivory Coast midfielder Toure, who worked with Guardiola at Barcelona and Manchester City, told France Football the manager “often has problems with Africans” and implied a racial bias in Guardiola’s team selections.
Toure also criticised Guardiola’s methods and complained of being frozen out at Manchester City, saying: “
Jerome Boateng has dismissed Yaya Toure’s criticism of Pep Guardiola and discussed Leroy Sane’s omission from the Germany squad. pic.twitter.com/yymBFEFJPi
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) 7 June 2018