Wenger's Russia boycott doubts

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger doubts whether a boycott of the 2018 World Cup would be the best way to combat racism in Russia. The idea was suggested by Man City midfielder Yaya Toure after he claims he was racially abused by CSKA Moscow fans.

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Touré: Tackle racism or 'we don't come' to World Cup

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré has commented on whether Russia needs to address the problem of racism before they host the World Cup.

He said: "Of course they do. It's very important. Otherwise if we are not confident coming to the World Cup in Russia, we don't come."

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says he may not attend the 2018 World cup in Russia.

According to a report in The Guardian, he heard racist chanting more than once.

Yaya said: "It was a few times, when I went into the goal area. I tried to score a goal and missed it, but some fans reacted.

"I know we have the fight against racism, but we are not kids and we have to stop it now."

He added:" [Uefa] have to react. I want to stop this. It is always the same. I am unhappy because the reaction of the fans was unbelievable.

"I hope they [Uefa] do something, ban the club or the stadium for two years."

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