Register Login Live

English Premier League

Yaya Hints EPL Is Tougher Than La Liga & Ligue 1

Manchester City superstar Yaya Toure has hinted that the Premier League is a tougher competition than Spain's La Liga and France's Ligue 1.

Yaya: I Feel Like A 20-Year-Old At City

Talking after City's 2-1 defeat to West Ham last weekend, Toure admitted the Premier League is a lot more competitive than it used to be, and that we will never see another famous "Invincibles" side like Arsenal had.

In the 2003-04 season, the Gunners became champions after going unbeaten in all 38 games, and Toure insists this would not be possible today.

"In 38 games you will not see 38 wins. It's impossible in the Premier League now," he told FourFourTwo.

"In Spain, La Liga, yes, and the French Ligue 1, maybe yes, but in the Premier League, no. You will never see that again.

"All the teams are spending money, buying big players. Like West Ham, even Leicester, Stoke spending on players from Barcelona.

"You can understand how the Premier League is so competitive because all the players want to come to England and want to improve, and want to play well. It's difficult, the Premier League."

Yaya Names His Five Best Players In The World

After a club record of 11 consecutive Premier League victories, Toure and Manchester City fell at the hands of West Ham on Saturday.

Do you think sides in La Liga and Ligue 1 will struggle in the Premier League? Have your say in the comments section below.

Fergie Reveals Five Managers He Failed To Lure To Man Utd

Yaya: I Feel Like A 20-Year-Old At City

Chelsea & Arsenal Target African Striker


Top 5

Players Who Lied About Their Age

46 Jun 04, 2021 07:26 PM in World News

Downs Lining Up Monster Bid For SSU Duo?

133 Jun 22, 2021 10:00 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Highest-Paid Players Over Past Year, African Superstar Features

Jun 02, 2021 09:31 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Another Career Setback For Rantie?

32 Jun 22, 2021 03:17 PM in PSL

UEFA Respond To Ronaldo's Coke Bottle Incident

12 Jun 19, 2021 01:05 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Four Chiefs, Five Ahly Stars Dominate CAF Team

68 Jun 21, 2021 04:57 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Zwane Reacts To Chiefs' Crucial Win In Morocco

314 Jun 20, 2021 08:47 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Maritzburg Confirm Four Departures

11 Jun 18, 2021 08:47 PM in PSL

Barca Want Ronaldo?

8 Jun 21, 2021 02:24 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Agent: He Wasn’t Given The Opportunity

23 Jun 22, 2021 04:15 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Leaked: SA Olympics Squad?

43 Jun 22, 2021 11:47 AM in SA National Teams

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Another Downs Player Heading Out?

21 Jun 22, 2021 11:23 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns