Man City legend Georgi Kinkladze blamed by Walsh for 90s demise


Manchester City legend Georgi Kinkladze has been blamed for the club’s woes in the 1990’s.

Former City striker Paul Walsh takes aim at ‘Kinky’ in his new book.

“For me, Georgi had been the catalyst for City’s problems” he says.

“Don’t get me wrong, Georgi had amazing individual ability and if you put his top five goals on YouTube, they’d rival any great player on the planet. But Ball indulged him. He wanted to build the team around Georgi and change the whole dynamic of the side, but it was never going to work.

“We lost the effectiveness of our wingers.

“And for a player who the whole team operated around, he (Kinkladze) didn’t score enough goals, didn’t make enough goals, didn’t tackle, didn’t head it and his overall contribution wasn...
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