Yaya Toure

Manchester City

Agent: Man City star open to Manchester United move

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Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, is prepared to make a wholesome change to his squad next summer. Yaya Toure is one of the players who could be shown the door.

The Ivorian is one of the six players who is out of contract at the end of the season, and chances are less that he will be given a new deal.

Belief can spur Manchester City on to repeat 2014 Premier League win: Toure

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Yaya Toure says making up the ground on Chelsea to win the Premier League title is not beyond his club Manchester City if they retain belief in themselves as they did in 2014.

The 33-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder - who has battled his way back into favour with City manager Pep Guardiola after a public spat with his agent and the Spanish coach earlier this season - concedes the 11 point difference will be tough to overhaul.

Belief can spur Manchester City on to repeat 2014 Premier League win: Toure

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Yaya Toure says making up the ground on Chelsea to win the Premier League title is not beyond his club Manchester City if they retain belief in themselves as they did in 2014.

The 33-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder - who has battled his way back into favour with City manager Pep Guardiola after a public spat with his agent and the Spanish coach earlier this season - concedes the 11 point difference will be tough to overhaul.

Guardiola revels in glimpse of Manchester City’s future

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London (AFP) Pep Guardiola said he had seen a vision of Manchester City's future after 19-year-old Gabriel Jesus inspired his side to a 3-0 FA Cup victory at Crystal Palace.

Making his full debut, Jesus set up Raheem Sterling, 22, for City's opener in Saturday's fourth-round tie, with 21-year-old Leroy Sane adding a second before Yaya Toure curled in a late free-kick.

Man City’s Toure dismisses lure of China

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London (AFP) Yaya Toure says he wants to remain at Manchester City and is not interested in moving to China, amid reports of a big-money offer from the Chinese Super League.

Reports last week said Toure, 33, had rejected an approach from a Chinese club that would have seen him paid around £430,000 ($536,000, 499,000 euros) a week.

Man City’s Toure dismisses lure of China

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London (AFP) Yaya Toure says he wants to remain at Manchester City and is not interested in moving to China, amid reports of a big-money offer from the Chinese Super League.

Reports last week said Toure, 33, had rejected an approach from a Chinese club that would have seen him paid around £430,000 ($536,000, 499,000 euros) a week.

Toure talks up Manchester City title chances despite points gap

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London (AFP) Yaya Toure is adamant Manchester City can still end the season as Premier League champions even after a humiliating 4-0 defeat by Everton left them 10 points behind leaders Chelsea.

Sunday's reverse at Goodison Park prompted City manager Pep Guardiola to put an end to his side's title hopes by saying top spot was now out of the question.

Toure sounds title rallying call to Manchester City team-mates

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Liverpool (AFP) Yaya Toure suggests Manchester City can forget about winning the Premier League this season if they fail to beat Everton this weekend.

The Ivorian veteran's assertion that City have no more room for error appears to be shared by his team-mates judging by the performances in their first two matches of 2017.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eden Hazard, Yaya Toure… Names of the Premier League, week 18

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The Great Uncertainty.

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How is this season going? In some ways very well and yet there are big question marks remaining about the team. On paper we all agreed this is the best squad for some time, we felt there is the depth of quality to get a few more points than last season and win the title instead of being runners-up.

City star Toure charged with drink driving

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London (AFP) Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been charged with drink driving, police revealed on Saturday.

Toure was driving in Dagenham in east London at the time of the alleged offence on Monday evening.

The Metropolitan police said the 33-year-old was then charged on Tuesday with driving while his alcohol level was above the legal limit.

City star Toure charged with drink driving

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London (AFP) Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been charged with drink driving, police revealed on Saturday.

Toure was driving in Dagenham in east London at the time of the alleged offence on Monday evening.

The Metropolitan police said the 33-year-old was then charged on Tuesday with driving while his alcohol level was above the legal limit.

Yaya Toure charged with drink driving

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Yaya Toure, Virgil van Dijk and other names for your fantasy team… Names of the Premier League, weeks 11 and 12

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Toure apology ‘good news’, says Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insisted nothing has changed in his stormy relationship with Yaya Toure although he welcomed the Ivory Coast international's apology for controversial statements issued by the player's agent.

The City manager was talking on Friday just hours after Toure issued an apology over his dispute with the Spaniard as he attempted to bring an end to an impasse that has seen him left out of the team since the opening weeks of the season.

Toure apologises to Man City for ‘misunderstandings’

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has apologised on behalf of his agent forcontroversial comments which led to his exclusion from the Premier League team.

Manager Pep Guardiola has refused to pick Toure since Dimitri Seluk claimed the midfielder had been "humiliated" by his omission from the club's Champions League squad.

Monday Kickoff: Bale, Toure, Mourinho and more

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One of the game's biggest stars signed a new contract, while one of the sport's top managers was slammed by an agent.

Gareth Bale signed a new deal with Real Madrid that will keep him with the club through 2020. (REPORT)

Yaya Toure's agent says that Pep Guardiola is intentionally humiliating the midfielder and several other Manchester City veterans.

No change in Toure situation – Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola is standing by his decision not to pick Yaya Toure due to comments by the midfielder's agent, the Manchester City manager said on Tuesday.

Guardiola has frozen Toure out of the first-team picture after the Ivorian's agent, Dimitri Seluk, said his client had been "humiliated" when he was left out of City's Champions League squad.

No change in Toure situation – Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola is standing by his decision not to pick Yaya Toure due to comments by the midfielder's agent, the Manchester City manager said on Tuesday.

Guardiola has frozen Toure out of the first-team picture after the Ivorian's agent, Dimitri Seluk, said his client had been "humiliated" when he was left out of City's Champions League squad.

Toure dismayed by FIFA racism task force axe

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London (AFP) Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure on Tuesday expressed deep disappointment over FIFA's decision to disband its anti-racism task force, saying it "makes no sense".

The FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination, founded in 2013, was discontinued on Sunday, with the world governing body explaining it had achieved its stated objectives.

Toure dismayed by FIFA racism task force axe

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London (AFP) Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure on Tuesday expressed deep disappointment over FIFA's decision to disband its anti-racism task force, saying it "makes no sense".

The FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination, founded in 2013, was discontinued on Sunday, with the world governing body explaining it had achieved its stated objectives.

Guardiola thinks he’s ‘God’, snipes Toure’s agent

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London (AFP) Four-time African Player of the Year Yaya Toure's chances of ever playing for Manchester City again diminished further Friday after his fiery agent launched another withering attack on club manager Pep Guardiola.

Guardiola had said earlier this week Toure would not play for the club until his agent Dimitri Seluk apologised for accusing the Spaniard of 'humiliating' the 33-year-old Ivorian midfielder after omitting him from the Champions League squad.

Toure won’t play until he says sorry – Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Yaya Toure will not play again for Manchester City until the player's camp apologises for comments made by his agent, manager Pep Guardiola vowed on Tuesday.

Dimitri Seluk accused the City manager of "humiliating" Toure, 33, by leaving him out of the club's Champions League squad at the start of this month.

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African legend Yaya Toure retires from international football

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times said it had been an incredibly difficult decision.

"Writing this note was probably 'the most difficult match of my life'," wrote Toure.

African legend Yaya Toure retires from international football

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times said it had been an incredibly difficult decision.

"Writing this note was probably 'the most difficult match of my life'," wrote Toure.

African legend Toure retires from international football

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times said it had been an incredibly difficult decision.

"Writing this note was probably 'the most difficult match of my life'," wrote Toure.

Yaya Toure announces international retirement

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times said it had been an incredibly difficult decision.

"Writing this note was probably 'the most difficult match of my life'," wrote Toure.

Yaya Toure omitted from Manchester City Champions League squad

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Out-of-favour Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure will play no part in Manchester City's Champions League group stage matches after being left out of the squad named on Friday.

The 33-year-old's sole appearance for City this season has been in the 1-0 victory over Romanian outfit Steaua Bucharest in the second leg of the Champions League play-offs.

Yaya Toure omitted from Manchester City Champions League squad

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Out-of-favour Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure will play no part in Manchester City's Champions League group stage matches after being left out of the squad named on Friday.

The 33-year-old's sole appearance for City this season has been in the 1-0 victory over Romanian outfit Steaua Bucharest in the second leg of the Champions League play-offs.

Joe Hart, Yaya Toure and Samir Nasri have no futures at Manchester City as ruthless Guardiola strikes

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Guardiola gives Hart and Toure Manchester City hope

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said the door was not closed for club stalwarts like Joe Hart and Yaya Toure despite dropping them for his first Premier League game.

Guardiola picked Willy Caballero in goal for Saturday's narrow 2-1 win over Sunderland instead of Hart, whose future at the club is in doubt, while Toure did not even make the match-day squad.

European Soccer

Friday Kickoff: Mexico, Atletico Madrid, Toure and more

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Mexican soccer headlines the news on Friday morning as a one of the world's top clubs joins the fray by investing in a Liga MX team.

Giovani dos Santos, Jesus "Tecatito" Corona, Marco Fabian and Hirving Lozano all missed out on Mexico's World Cup qualifying roster.

Monday Kickoff: Reus, Messi, Toure and more

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One of German soccer's biggest stars looks to be set for a long-awaited return, while Lionel Messi seems ready to go for Barcelona after missing the weekend's action.

Borussia Dortmund winger Marcos Reus hopes to make his return on Tuesday against Legia Warsaw. (REPORT)

Lionel Messi returned to Barcelona training after missing this weekend's match against Malaga due to illness.

Tuesday Kickoff: Allardyce, Kane, Hummels and more

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The manager of England is in some hot water, while one of the nation's best strikers received a bit of good news.

England manager Sam Allardyce was filmed telling undercover journalists ways to circumvent rules regarding third-party ownership. Allardyce was also filmed being highly critical of Roy Hodgson and Gary Neville, while alsonegotiating a deal worth £400,000 to consult on how to work around transfer rules.

Wednesday Kickoff: Toure, Mourinho, Ronaldinho and more

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The highly-publicized feud between a player and his manager continued, while Jose Mourinho continues to struggle to piece together Manchester United.

After Pep Guardiola said Yaya Toure won't play until his agent apologizes for comments about the club, Toure's agent,Dimitri Seluk, responded by stating, "I can say whatever I like".

Monday Kickoff: Iniesta, Toure, Gabigol and more

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One of Spain's biggest stars is set for some time away due to injury, while one of the Premier League's best can't even push his way into a matchday squad.

Andres Iniesta is set to miss two weeks after suffering a knee injury in Sunday's 2-0 Spanish SuperCup win over Sevilla, while centerback Jeremy Mathieu will miss three weeks due a leg injury.

Arsenal

Nearly Men: Arsene Wenger Adds N’Golo Kante To Long List Of Players He Almost Signed For Arsenal

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Arsene Wenger has added a new name to the ever-lengthening list of players he's nearly signed for Arsenal over the years.

The player in question is N'Golo Kante, with Wenger revealing that he attempted to pilfer him from Leicester City after their title-winning season only to watch the French workhorse join Chelsea in a £32million deal.

Yaya Toure to Arsenal? Heard that one before!

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The Rest

Man City Outcast Yaya Toure Formally Apologises For His Agent Being A Professional Gobshite

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Yaya Toure has formally apologised for his slack conduct over the past few months in abid to weasel back into the first-team picture at Man City.

Pep Guardiola said that he wouldn't select Toure for active duty until he received an apology from the 33-year-old's agent, Dimitri Seluk, who accused the City coach of "deliberately humiliating" his client.