Toure admits it is the 'right time' to leave Man City

Rex Christensen
May 7, 2018

According to the Manchester Evening News, Toure has no intention of leaving England and could join another Premier League club.

His first season as City manager ended with the team 15 points adrift of champions Chelsea in the Premier League. "In England, it's special because it's so tough".

"I don't rely on anyone", he said when asked if a home or away win would help Town's chances.

"The confidence is the most important thing, this point and confidence we take means we know we can get it from the best in the league". I expect us to need further points and that is all we are focused on.

It didn't make for a great spectacle but that won't matter a bit if they are back at the Etihad as a Premier League club next season.

On a day when fans partied inside and outside the stadium and the side entered to a guard of honor made up of the Huddersfield team as well as players from City's title-winning team from 1968, City produced one of its sloppiest displays of the season.

Their best hope here was that City would be slightly distracted by the title celebration and, to an extent, that was the case.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has also closed off access to about 15,688 acres, which run from the Puu Oo vent to the ocean. He said he told his mother on Friday to pack a bag, just in case. "One and done, we don't need to go through this again".

This is Guardiola's first league title since joining City in the summer of 2016, having previously won three with both Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

With three games remaining, City could also win the title by the largest ever margin - now the 18 points by which Manchester United captured the league in 2000 - and look certain to set a new best-ever goal difference, with their current plus-76 five goals superior to the Chelsea team of eight years ago.

Since then City have enjoyed comfortable wins over Swansea and West Ham, but on Sunday there was no hint of Huddersfield showing the champions too much respect when the contest finally kicked off.

Moments later, Alex Pritchard slipped a clever freekick into the path of Florent Hadergjonaj who had lost his marker but couldn't beat Ederson Moraes with a shot across the City goalkeeper. City's David Silva, Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne all came close to scoring but didn't succeed. In the second half we were pressured.

Lossl nearly dropped the ball on the goal line as City stepped up their attacks after the restart, but David Wagner's well-drilled defence largely restricted the home side to hopeful crosses into the box.

With City's success being all but a certainty since the turn of the calendar year, virtually the only significant interest, for neutrals at least, has surrounded their re-writing of the Premier League's record books, with more marks potentially falling to Guardiola's men this weekend.

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