Yaya Toure: Fernandinho insists Manchester City star won't be bullied into staying

Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he would have already been sacked for his side's performances this season if he was at a "big club".

Despite a strong start, City lost in the League Cup fourth round, FA Cup semifinals and Champions League last 16.

Pep Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, May 13. City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan was also spotted in the same place later on Wednesday. "He played... wow, like for a long time I didn't see".

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager joined City in the summer where he led them to five straight league wins in his first five games in charge.

Was this the end for Aguero at City, the club for whom he famously won the league with that 94th-minute goal on the final day of the 2011-12 season?

Speaking to Sky Sports after the game the Argentinian revealed that it was hard for him to play after that, and his honesty in terms of getting across how upset he was to be leaving the club despite having done what he felt was enough was actually heartbreaking.

The City legend departs the club at the end of the season and was given a hero's send off at the Etihad on Tuesday night.

It was two goals inside two minutes before the half hour when West Brom failed to clear their lines and De Bruyne expertly dispatched a bouncing ball from the edge of the box.

City will finish third if they prevail over Watford next Sunday in the EPL season's final match.

Manchester City beat West Bromwich Albion 3-1 here to move a step closer to clinching the third place in the English Premier League and a guaranteed berth in the 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League football tournament. He made that one chance with Sergio and scored that handsome goal.

Tributes to the defender were plentiful but, in terms of business, City were ruthless with goals coming from Gabriel Jesus, Kevin De Bruyne and Yaya Toure. I will try to play a couple more years.

He's a massive team player and just one of the game's great professionals.

"His impact here was unbelievable, he was one of the first players to come here, he has helped the club to where it is right now", Guardiola added. I am just thinking what is the best for me and my family.

On an nearly flawless night for City, popular defender Pablo Zabaleta got a rousing send-off in his last home match.

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