Yaya Ture believes in both Manchester City And Arsenal They will feel the pressure as they fight at the top premier League.
Arsenal sit two points behind after their last-ditch 4-2 win at Aston Villa on Saturday and City were only able to respond with a draw in Nottingham Woods later in the day.
City have won four of their last five league titles, while the Gunners have not lifted the Premier League since 2004.
Having won three titles in eight years at the Etihad Stadium, Toure will feel the back-and-forth nature of the race at the top and find both teams feeling the tension in a fight he feels is very close.
“Honestly, I think both clubs are doing well,” said Toure, while receiving the 2023 Football Writers’ Association Tribute Award. London on Sunday evening.
“At the moment Arsenal are doing fantastically well. The pressure will go both ways.
“You can see the results where Man City lost one point and Arsenal got three points in a tough match where they were behind twice.
“The fans will enjoy it. I don’t know who’s going to win. I hope Man City gets it, but let’s see they’re both in great form right now.”
Toure is currently working in the coaching setup at Tottenham’s academy and has offered his best wishes to Spurs head coach Antonio Conte, who is currently recovering from gallbladder surgery.
“Good-bye,” he said. “It’s pretty strange to see you outside the bunker and the stadium and I hope you get well and hopefully see you next week.”
In terms of his own journey, Toure has revealed that he has plans to become a coach towards the end of his playing days as he aims to recreate his success on the pitch at City and Barcelona, where he won two LaLiga titles. Champions League.
“The first step for me is to develop the club, to learn and try to do what I do as a player.” “I was winning and I want to pass that on to coaching – it won’t be an easy journey, but I’ll try.
“I prepared myself longer than people realize. Long before I retired, I was thinking of wearing a different jacket for myself.