Yaya Toure's agent has claimed Pep Guardiola is over-rated as a manager.

Yaya Toure's agent has expressed concerns about the potential appointment of Pep Guardiola at Manchester City.

The midfielder’s agent believes the former Barcelona coach – who got rid of the 32-year-old at the Camp Nou - is over-rated and admitted his is worried Guardiola could ditch Yaya again if he became boss at the Etihad.

Dimitri Seluk told the Sunday Mirror: "Pep is a great coach. But he has won the title at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

"The truth is that my grandfather would win the title with Barcelona and Bayern Munich because they are big clubs with great players.

"I'd like to see Pep take a club that is eighth or ninth and make them champions.

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Seluk added: "I don't know what Guardiola's plans are, but - after what happened at Barcelona - of course it is a worry that when he comes Yaya will be out.

"I hope not and Yaya hopes not."

The Bayern Munich boss is favourite to take over from Manuel Pellegrini at the end of the campaign after revealing he would like to manage a Premier League side.

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