City's Kolo Toure drawing inspiration from United legends Giggs, Scholes

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure says two Manchester United legends are his inspiration!

He lost his place after a poor performance against teenager Raheem Sterling in the 2-2 draw with Liverpool at the end of August and has only started one match – a Capital One Cup tie with Aston Villa – since.

But having already fought back from a six-month drugs ban last year, Toure is used to periods of adversity.

He said: "I fight. My team-mates know, my brother [Yaya, the City midfielder] knows. I do my best but the club are showing me the way out at the moment.

"I’m not angry with the manager. If someone doesn’t want me then there will be another club that does.

"I still have this hunger. I take Ryan Giggs [38] and Paul Scholes [37] as an example. What they are doing for Manchester United is incredible. I want to be like them."

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