Yaya Toure’s agent has bizarrely claimed African shamans will put a Champions League curse on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.
Ivory Coast star Toure, 35, this week accused Guardiola of having “problems” with African stars.
Now madcap Dimitri Seluk has waded into the row, insisting witchery will prevent City winning Europe’s top prize during the Spaniard’s time at the Etihad.
Agent Seluk said: “God sees everything. The way he acted with Yaya, a legend of the club, he turned Africa against himself — and many African fans turned away from City.
“I’m sure many African shamans in the future will not allow Guardiola to win the Champions League.
“This will be for Guardiola, an African curse. Life will show whether I am right or not.
“Nothing good can be said about the human qualities of Pep Guardiola.
“The fact that Guardiola ended Yaya’s career in Manchester City is not a mistake but a crime.”
City and Guardiola have declined to comment.
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Seluk added his man wants to prove Guardiola wrong — and made a remarkable wages claim.
He said: “Yaya has many offers from different countries, ready to pay a lot of money, but we decided to dedicate the next season to Guardiola.
“To prove and show the fans of City that Yaya is not finished. He is full of energy.
“Yaya is ready to move to any English club in the top six with a salary of £1 a week — but with a bonus system based on certain successes.
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“I believe Yaya would not harm Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool.”
City ace Kevin De Bruyne defended Guardiola.
Speaking to the BBC World Football Show, the Belgian midfielder said: “I never saw anything. It would be weird if the trainer was racist with all the black guys in our team.
“When you don’t play there’s always something you try to find.”