Former Manchester City midfielder and Premier League legend, Yaya Toure, has disclosed that he cannot tell where the Premier League title race is headed.
This assertion by Yaya Toure is coming after the concluded matches of the past weekend in the Premier League.
Following the Gunners loss to Manchester City last Wednesday, Arsenal came back from the dead to become victorious 4-2 with two goals scored in additional time of the second half.
The peaking point of Arsenal’s joy for the previous matchday
The icing on the cake for Mikel Arteta’s side in the past matchday was seeing Manchester City losing their guard and sharing the spoils with the tricky trees, Nottingham Forest.
By virtue of all those happenings, The North London side went two points ahead of Manchester City with a game in hand.
The Manchester City legend, Yaya Toure, felt there would be more errors which would lead to these two teams dropping points as the season progresses.
Yaya Toure’s assertion on the Premier League title race
According to Manchester Evening News, Yaya Toure said: “The pressure is going to go both ways. You can see the results where Man City lost a point and Arsenal get three points in a tough game where they have twice been on the back foot.”
Toure understands the rudiments of how a title race goes as he won three Premier League titles with Manchester City.
The brother of Yaya Toure, Kolo Toure was also in the Arsenal team who did the outstanding invincible season in 2003/04 and this definitely shows the ties the midfielder has with both clubs.
His brother, Kolo Toure, made over three-hundred (300) appearances for the Gunners in all competitions between 2002-2009.
Yaya Toure said: “At this moment Arsenal are doing fantastically well.
“The fans will be enjoying it. I don’t know who will win it. I hope Man City will make it but let’s see as they are both in fantastic form in the running at the moment.”
Toure made these statements when he received the 2023 Football Writers Association Tribute award
Yaya Toure made these statements at an event that was held in London where he was bestowed with the 2023 Football Writers’ Association Tribute award.
Manchester City face Bournemouth on the 25th of February when they return to Premier League action after the square up against RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
Arsenal return to competitive football when they travel to the King Power Stadium to battle Leicester City.
Yaya Toure made two-hundred-and-thirty (230) appearances for Manchester City scoring fifty-nine (59) in all competitions between the year 2010 till 2018.
Toure was an integral player to Manchester City’s 2013/14 Premier League title triumph under the tutelage of Mauricio Pellegrini.
The retired Ivorian international made thirty-five (35) appearances and scored twenty (20) goals in addition to accumulating thirteen (13) assists for Manchester City in the 2013/14 season.