Yaya Toure agent says Pep Guardiola is over-rated and admits 'worry' at Manchester City rumours

The future of his Ivorian international client will come into question 

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Yaya Toure's future at Manchester City is in doubt if Pep Guardiola takes over, according to the player's agent.

Guardiola is expected to replace current boss Manuel Pellegrini this summer following confirmation he will be leaving Bayern Munich and wants to manage in the Premier League.

Such a move would see him reunited with Toure, with the pair working together at Barcelona. That spell ended when Guardiola agreed to sell the Ivory Coast international to Manchester City and the manner of their parting has Toure's agent concerned.

Dimitri Seluk told the Sunday Mirror: "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."

Seluk added that he thinks Guardiola is over-rated in any case. 

"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."

Toure has been in excellent form recently, scoring three goals in his last four Premier League appearances.