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Leicester City close to £20m signing of Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare as Brendan Rodgers looks to boost midfield options with player compared to Manchester City legend Yaya Toure

Leicester City are closing on the £20million signing of Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare. Talks have been ongoing since the turn of the year with the 22-year-old waiting to see what options were available after indicating he wanted to join a club playing Champions League football. Soumare turned down a £35m...
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Fan View: Was Manchester City's Yaya Toure the best African midfielder in the Premier League?

Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure is the best African midfielder to have played in the Premier League, according to Goal readers. The now 38-year-old played for Manchester City from 2010 to 2018, making 230 appearances, and went on to score 62 goals. In a poll conducted by Goal, 61% of the readers felt the player is the best import from Africa to have graced the top-flight, while 39% felt otherwise.
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Yaya Toure: Africa’s greatest ever midfielder?

Does anyone rival the birthday boy as the best midfield man to ever walk the continent?. It’s not often that a transfer move causes such a transformative effect for a player as when Yaya Toure, who celebrates his 38th birthday on Thursday, swapping Barcelona for Manchester City in 2010. The...
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Rapids Loan 16-Year-Old Yaya Toure to Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — The Colorado Rapids have loaned 16-year-old forward Dantouma “Yaya” Toure to Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC of the USL Championship. Under the terms of the loan agreement, the Rapids retain the right to recall Toure at any point during the remainder of the MLS regular season, subject to all MLS roster compliance guidelines.
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Yaya Toure: What if he had gone to Chelsea?

The legendary Ivorian kickstarted Manchester City's period of dominance, but in an alternate reality he could have signed with the Blues. If there is one overarching ideology that has characterized Chelsea’s rise to superclub status, it is the aversion to standing still. So it is that, even with a Champions...
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Yaya Toure: I want to coach at Barcelona

Former Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure has declared he wants to work in the La Masia academy. Toure has said he would like to return to Barcelona one day in an interview with Cadena SER. "I am finishing my coaching badges," he explained. “Barcelona, for me, is the team where I...
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'I've written a letter to apologise... I want peace': Yaya Toure reveals he's trying to end feud with Pep Guardiola over his 'indecent' claim of manager disliking Africans, but hasn't heard back from Man City

Vincent Kompany gave a speech on the night Yaya Toure waved goodbye to Manchester City three years ago. Obviously Kompany gave a speech – he loves one. He is good at them, in fairness, and struck the perfect tone with mic in hand on the Etihad pitch. Kompany emotionally listed...

Yaya Toure hopes to return to Barcelona and wants Messi to stay

Yaya Toure has spoken of his desire to return to Barcelona someday as a coach in an interview with Spanish radio station Cadena SER. Toure played for Barcelona for three years from 2007 to 2010 before his move to Manchester City. During this time, he made 118 appearances, scoring six goals and winning four major trophies.