TOURE WANTS WALKER FORWARD WHILE STONES NEEDS “A STRONG MENTALITY”

England defender John Stones has been doing well in Russia. Already the Manchester City man has scored two crucial goals while playing well in the heart of the defence. Former Manchester City star Yaya Toure has asked that the player develops “a strong mentality” in order to be one of the greatest defenders.

Toure said modern football required ball playing defenders unlike when he started when LilianThuram, Rafael Marquez and CarlesPuyolused to very aggressive. He praised the modern skills of Stones but admitted that the current mentality of the player is lower than expected and this affects him when he makes errors.
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