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Yaya Toure signs new contract at Manchester City midfielder

Yaya Toure scored twice on his return to the Manchester City first team in November (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has signed a new one-year deal with the Premier League club. The 34-year-old has played 299 games for City, scoring 81 goals, since joining from Barcelona in 2010. Earlier this season, Toure was left out of the Champions League squad and manager Pep Guardiola fell out with the player’s agent, Dimitri Seluk. “I am delighted. ...

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VIDEO: Andre Ayew picks Neuer, Yaya Toure in dream football team

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Black Stars player Andre Ayew has put out his picks for his dream team in world football. The Ghanaian made this known in a video published by West Ham on their official Facebook page on Wednesday. Ayew, who played for Swansea, before joining West Ham in June 2016, picked the likes of Manuel Neuer, Luka Modric and fellow Africans Sadio ...

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Yaya Toure apologises for ‘misunderstandings’

Yaya Toure's only appearance in a Manchester City shirt this season came in a Champions League qualifier against Steaua Bucharest - with his team already 5-0 up after the first leg (Image credit: Reuters)

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has apologised to the club for “misunderstandings from the past”. City manager Pep Guardiola has said he will not pick Toure until his agent Dimitri Seluk apologises for criticising the decision to leave him out of the Champions League squad. “I wish to apologise – on behalf of myself and those who represent me,” said ...

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Yaya Toure left out of Man City Champions League squad

Yaya Toure played in central defence for Barcelona in their Champions League final win against Manchester United in 2009 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has left midfielder Yaya Toure out of his 2016-17 Champions League squad. City could not include more than 17 overseas players in their squad. And Guardiola still has 18 on his books, despite letting four foreign internationals leave before Wednesday’s transfer deadline. Clubs can change three players after the group stage but Toure, 33, will ...

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OSMAN: Who goes, who stays when Pep comes to the Etihad?

How many players will be shown the door when Guardiola arrives at the Etihad (Image credit: AFP/ Getty Images)

Citi Sports’ Rahman Osman has his take on the possible implications on the playing body at Manchester City when Pep Guardiola arrives in the summer. “I don’t know what Guardiola’s plans are but – after what happened at Barcelona – of course it is a worry that, when he comes Yaya will be out. I hope not and Yaya hopes ...

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Manchester City’s Yaya Touré ‘open to offers’ over summer move

Yaya Touré has been linked with a move to Shanghai SIPG. Photograph: BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Manchester City’s midfielder Yaya Touré is open to leaving the club at the end of the season, according to his agent Dimitri Seluk. The Ivory Coast international’s contract at the Etihad Stadium expires next summer and Touré has previously expressed a desire to remain until then. However, with reports this week linking the 32-year-old with a move to the Chinese ...

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Yaya Toure hits out at ‘pathetic, indecent’ African Player of the Year snub


The Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder lost out to Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the voting, a decision he says “brings shame to Africa”  Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has reacted angrily to losing out on the CAF African Footballer of the Year award, saying the decision is “pathetic”, “indecent” and “brings shame to Africa”. Toure hit out at ...

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Arsenal beat Man City to close in on Leicester City


Assist-King Mesut Ozil was the star man again as Arsenal beat Manchester City 2-1 at the Emirates to move within two points of Premier League leaders Leicester City. Theo Walcott opened the scoring with a stunning strike from outside the area after good work from Ozil before the German orchestrated a second for Olivier Giroud to double the lead on ...

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Yaya Toure wins BBC African Footballer of the Year award 2015

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The 32-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder becomes only the third player, after Nigerians Nwankwo Kanu and Jay-Jay Okocha, to receive the honour twice. Football fans voted for Manchester City’s Toure, who first won in 2013, ahead of Yacine Brahimi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew and Sadio Mane. “I am very proud. To receive this dedication from the fans is unbelievable,” Toure told ...

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