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Yaya Toure in talks over new Manchester City deal

Toure in talks over new Man City deal
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The agent of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure reveals that talks have begun over an extension to his client's contract at the club.

The agent of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has revealed that talks have begun over an extension to his client's contract at the club.

The 34-year-old's current deal expires in June and a number of clubs are thought to be interested in signing him on a free transfer this summer, with City having already seen the likes of Pablo Zabaleta, Willy Caballero, Gael Clichy, Jesus Navas and Bacary Sagna leave the Etihad Stadium.

However, Dimitri Seluk revealed that the club are eager to retain the services of Toure and is hopeful that a deal can be reached quickly.

"We are talking. We will see what happens but City is a club that is in Yaya's heart," Seluk is quoted as saying by Sky Sports News.

Toure did not feature for City under Pep Guardiola until November after a fallout between the manager and Seluk, but went on to make 31 appearances across all competitions this season.

City have already agreed a deal to sign Bernardo Silva this summer and are thought to be on the verge of bringing Ederson to the Etihad Stadium in a world-record transfer for a goalkeeper.

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of athletics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain in the final (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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