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Pellegrini: Racism Not A Concern For Yaya

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure is not concerned with the racist chants he may receive in Moscow.

City were draw alongside CSKA Moscow in the Champions League group stages for the 2014/15 campaign, a place Toure was a subject to racist taunts by supporters when the clubs met in the Russian capital in the Champions League last year.

Toure was upset by the abuse at the time and even suggested black players could boycott the 2018 World Cup in Russia if the country did not get to grips with the issue.

CSKA were punished with a partial stadium closure by European governing body UEFA and sanctions were increased to full closure after a further offence in another match.

That punishment will have been served by the time City visit on October 21, but Pellegrini expects the Ivorian not to have any issues with playing there.

“He (Toure) does not have a problem to go to Moscow,” said Pellegrini.

“He said what he thinks about it and every one of us supports him because I don't think those things can happen on a football pitch.

“This year Yaya doesn't have a problem.

“I hope for CSKA Moscow it is a lesson they will learn.”


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