Man City Drop Toure From UCL Squad, Include Iheanacho

Man City Drop Toure From UCL Squad, Include Iheanacho

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Cote d'Ivoire midfielder Yaya Toure has been left out of Manchester City's squad for the UEFA Champions League group stages.


However, Nigeria youngster Kelechi Iheanacho, who was left out at this stage last season,  has been included.


Iheanacho only recently signed an extension to his contract, apparently after impressing Pep Guardiola.


Toure is included in City's Premier League squad though. 


The Ivorian has seen very little playing time since Guardiola succeeded Manuel Pellegrini as City manager in the summer.


Toure was expected to join Wilfried Bony, Samir Nasri and Joe Hart in leaving the Etihad before Wednesday's transfer deadline, but the midfielder has stayed.



The Blues will face Barcelona, Borussia Monchengladbach and Celtic in Group C after coming through their play-off tie with Steaua Bucharest.


The Squad:



Claudio Bravo, Willy Caballero



Bacary Sagna, Vincent Kompany, Pablo Zabaleta, Aleksandar Kolarov, Gael Clichy, John Stones, Nicolas Otamendi



Fernando, Raheem Sterling, Ilkay Gundogan, Jesus Navas, Kevin De Bruyne, Fabian Delph, Leroy Sane, David Silva, Fernandinho



Nolito, Sergio Aguero, Kelechi Iheanacho

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