Yaya Tora midfielder who played under orders from Pep Guardiola in it F.C.B And in Manchester cityHe compared two legendary teams from both clubs.
“Thierry Henry, Messi, Samuel Eto’o, who was the best in the world. Later, Iniesta and Xavi. Then me and Busquets. That team was so complete…”, the former Ivorian footballer recalls of Parra in 2009, the first of Guardiola’s reign. In an interview with ‘daily Mail’.
And the British newspaper considers that “that Barcelona, led by Pep Guardiola, who won the Spanish League title, the King’s Cup and the European Champions League that year is considered by many to be the most aesthetic in the history of modern football with luxury tiki-taka.”
How will the Barcelona Guardiola 2009 and Manchester City 2023 match be?
In a supposed duel between Guardiola’s Barcelona in 2009 against Guardiola’s Manchester City in 2023, both treble winners with league, cup and Champions League, the former footballer was clear.
It will be tough, but Barcelona in 2009, with their mix of stars and great players, I think they will win… 100%
“It will be difficult, but Barcelona in 2009, with their mix of stars and great players, I think they will win… 100%,” admitted Yaya Tour. Adam Shergold.
it was a dream. Imagine Iniesta when he was 26 years old. Xavi when he was 28…
About those days at Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona in 2009, the 40-year-old former footballer recalls, “It was a dream. Even when we were in a training session, it was very intense. The levels we had every day. Imagine Iniesta when he was his age.” 26 when Xavi was 28… those players back then were amazing.”
Yaya Tour, former Barcelona player and Manchester City legend
Yaya Tour, who played for Barcelona from 2007 to 2010 and Manchester City from 2010 to 2018, is considered a City legend with 316 appearances, 79 goals and three Premier League titles.
With Barcelona, \u200b\u200bthe Ivory Coast player, who left the club after losing ownership at the hands of Sergio Busquets, won the League twice, one Cup and the Champions League.