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Twitter reacts to huge absence from Man City squad

Having only just returned from African Cup of Nations duty – a tournament in which Ivory Coast won – Manchester City find themselves without their talismanic midfielder, Yaya Toure.

The Ivorian was deemed to be a huge loss during his time away on international duty with the Citizens form nothing short of awful as they lost ground on league leaders Chelsea (ground they’ve started to make back since Yaya’s return).

Toure’s return to the City fold was short lived, though, as the 31-year-old is serving a ban and will therefore miss tonight’s clash against his former side Barcelona.

Will Manuel Pellegrini’s chosen XI have enough to prevent the likes of Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi running riot? Will the absence of Yaya Toure in the middle of the park mean Iniesta will have nothing short of a field day? Or perhaps Fernando will realise how to be a footballer?

Let’s ask Twitter to find out…

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