Manchester United and Man City fans clash in Yaya Toure and Paul Pogba Twitter debate

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Manchester United and Manchester City fans have clashed on Twitter over the debate over who is Yaya Toure and Paul Pogba’s best footballer.

Both midfielders enjoyed trophy-filled careers and represented Manchester sides in the Premier League.

Toure has played a crucial role in Manchester City’s domestic dominance over the past decade and was virtually unstoppable during his record-breaking 2013/14 campaign.

On the other hand, Pogba hasn’t enjoyed the same level of success in England with United, but has helped Juventus win four Serie A titles and scored in the final as they won the World Cup. France in 2018.

Fans on Twitter were asked to choose their player – Prime Toure or Pogba.

Interestingly, many United fans chose Toure despite his allegiance to rivals City, with many referring to his previously mentioned extraordinary season.

City fans were shocked that anyone chose the Frenchman over the Ivorian.

However, some United supporters claimed Pogba had a different skill set, earning him a nod to former powerhouse Barcelona.

Here is a selection of their responses.

Early last year, Pogba admitted he idolized the former City midfielder early in his career.

He said: “When I was younger I was more attacking, so I was watching Ronaldinho, Zidane, Ronaldo, all those attacking players.

“But now, like I said… I looked up to Yaya Toure, Abou Diaby, Iniesta, Xavi, Scholes, Carrick, Pirlo, as a midfielder, you know, I look up to them.”

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