Yaya Toure could face FA charge for violent conduct

Mohamad Mosselhi , Sunday 9 Feb 2014

The Ivorian midfielder could face retrospective action from the FA after clashing with Norwich striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel in Saturday's Premier League game

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Manchester City's Yaya Toure (Photo: AP)

Manchester City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure must wait to discover if he will be charged by the FA following his misconduct in a frustrating 0-0 draw with Norwich City in the Premier League on Saturday.

The 2013 African Player of the Year appeared to Kick out at Norwich striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel, prompting an angry reaction from the latter. The referee ignored the matter.

Man City manager Manuel Pellegrinidismissed the incident, saying that "I didn’t see it and I’m not concerned about that", according to Sky Sports.

The standard charge for violent conduct is a three-match ban.

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