Yaya Toure

Born: May 13, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Sekoura Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire
Nationality: Cote D'Ivoire flag Ivorian

Position: Midfielder
Team: Manchester City (no. 42)
Yaya Toure of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns on August 10, 2015
Career History
Senior2007-2010Barcelona
2010-Manchester City
International2004-Ivory Coast
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Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring during the Champions League group game between Liverpool and Maribor on November 1, 2017
Diego Maradona heaps praise on "wonderful" Mohamed Salah
Diego Maradona believes that "wonderful" Mohamed Salah deserves to be recognised as the best African footballer in the world.
Nov 15, 15:49
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure open to future Serie A switch
Yaya Toure admits that a switch to Serie A at the end of the season should not be ruled out, as he prepares to bring his Manchester City career to an end.
Oct 31, 17:24
Claudio Bravo saves from Helder Costa during the EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 24, 2017
Pep Guardiola blames match ball for Manchester City struggles
Pep Guardiola criticises the 'unacceptable' quality of the ball used in the EFL Cup after his Manchester City side scraped past Wolverhampton Wanderers in round four.
Oct 25, 09:23
Conor Coady in action during the EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 24, 2017
Result: Manchester City beat brave Wolverhampton Wanderers on penalties in EFL Cup
Manchester City move through to the EFL Cup quarter-finals with a penalty-shootout win over Wolves, who stopped the Premier League leaders scoring in 120 minutes.
Oct 24, 22:47
Gabriel Jesus and Danny Batth in action during the EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 24, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester City 0-0 (4-1 on penalties) Wolverhampton Wanderers - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's EFL Cup tie with Wolves, with the Premier League leaders needing penalties to reach the last eight.
Oct 24, 19:00
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'I will play 11 new players against Wolves'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that he intends to play "11 new players" for the EFL Cup fixture with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Oct 23, 16:23
City players line up for a team photo prior to the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Team News: Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero start for Manchester City
Gabriel Jesus starts alongside Sergio Aguero as Manchester City welcome Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
Sep 26, 18:36
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Yaya Toure "bewildered" by Manchester City axe?
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is said to have been left "bewildered" at being dropped by manager Pep Guardiola.
Sep 17, 17:14
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Team News: Raheem Sterling back for Manchester City
Raheem Sterling is back in the fold as Manchester City travel to Watford.
Sep 16, 14:05
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City need Yaya Toure'
Pep Guardiola refuses to confirm whether Yaya Toure will be a part of Manchester City's squad against Watford, having yet to use the Ivorian this season.
Sep 15, 18:21
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Yaya Toure knows why he has not been picked'
Pep Guardiola tells a press conference that Yaya Toure "knows the reason why" he is not in Manchester City's squad for their opening Champions League game.
Sep 12, 19:37
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson barks orders during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on August 12, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester City vs. Liverpool
Ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Liverpool, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads.
Sep 8, 15:44
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the match in the Premier League between Bournemouth and Manchester City.
Aug 24, 15:58
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker in action during the North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Team News: Kyle Walker, Danilo start for City
Kyle Walker and Danilo make their competitive debuts for Manchester City.
Aug 12, 16:34
Pep Guardiola has a word with Yaya Toure during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Manchester City on November 19, 2016
Yaya Toure: 'New players must quickly adapt to Pep Guardiola demands'
Yaya Toure believes that Manchester City are now better positioned to challenge for silverware after a year's experience of playing under Pep Guardiola.
Aug 7, 14:04
Sergio Aguero celebrates netting the third during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Result: Manchester City cruise past West Ham United in Iceland
Manchester City ease to a 3-0 win over West Ham United in their final pre-season game in Iceland.
Aug 4, 16:53
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are entering the final 12 months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Yaya Toure: 'I hope Benjamin Mendy adapts quickly to Premier League'
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure believes that Benjamin Mendy is a "fantastic" and "exciting" player, but hopes he can adapt quickly to the Premier League.
Jul 26, 11:48
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Yaya Toure predicts "more exciting, more difficult" Premier League season
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure believes that the upcoming Premier League season will be "more exciting and more difficult" than ever before.
Jul 22, 13:16
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring in the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Raheem Sterling pays tribute to Yaya Toure
Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling pays tribute to Yaya Toure after the Ivorian signs a new one-year contract at the Etihad Stadium.
Jun 2, 22:08
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Yaya Toure signs new deal at Manchester City
Manchester City announce that midfielder Yaya Toure has signed a new one-year deal with the club.
Jun 1, 18:02
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Yaya Toure in talks over new Manchester City deal
The agent of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure reveals that talks have begun over an extension to his client's contract at the club.
May 29, 15:29
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Yaya Toure, Dimitri Seluk pledge £100,000 to help Manchester attack victims
Yaya Toure and his agent Dimitri Seluk "have agreed to donate £50,000 each" to help those affected by the suicide attack at the Manchester Arena on Monday night.
May 23, 19:40
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal on April 23, 2017
Live Commentary: Watford 0-5 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Manchester City secure third place on the final day of the Premier League season with a 5-0 victory away at Watford.
May 21, 14:00
The mighty Kevin De Bruyne celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Result: Manchester City coast to win over West Bromwich Albion
Manchester City coast to a 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion to move closer to claiming a top-four spot in the Premier League table.
May 16, 21:55
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
Live Commentary: Manchester City 3-1 West Bromwich Albion - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.
May 16, 19:01
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Pep Guardiola: 'Transfer activity can wait until end of season'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hails the impact of outgoing defender Pablo Zabaleta, but is unwilling to discuss the futures of his other out-of-contract stars.
May 15, 15:46
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Report: Yaya Toure offered new Manchester City contract on reduced wages
Yaya Toure will have to take a pay cut if he wants to stay at Manchester City after being offered a new contract on reduced wages, according to reports.
May 15, 12:04
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Yaya Toure coy over Manchester City future
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure insists that he is looking no further than his side's upcoming match with West Bromwich Albion amid uncertainty over his future.
May 13, 15:16
David Silva celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Result: Manchester City boost top-four hopes with win over Leicester City
Manchester City hold out for a 2-1 win over Leicester City that lifts them up to third in the Premier League table and six points clear of fifth-placed Arsenal.
May 13, 14:29
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Yaya Toure future already decided'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he has already decided whether to offer seven players - including long-serving midfielder Yaya Toure - new deals.
May 12, 15:10
Fraizer Campbell of Crystal Palace in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Barnet and Crystal Palace at The Hive on July 11, 2015
Brighton & Hove Albion 'keen on Fraizer Campbell'
Newly-promoted Brighton & Hove Albion are reportedly considering a move for Crystal Palace's out-of-contract striker Fraizer Campbell.
May 12, 14:11
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Yaya Toure to choose newly-promoted club over Manchester City?
Yaya Toure is tempted to seek a new challenge next season and could join one of Newcastle United or Brighton & Hove Albion, according to a report.
May 9, 17:45
Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City in action the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium on October 3, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Pablo Zabaleta 'preparing for Manchester City exit'
Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta admits that his nine-year spell at the club is likely to come to an end when his contract expires this summer.
May 8, 14:03
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Report: Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure to take 50% pay cut
A report claims that Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been offered a new £100,000-a-week contract, around half the amount he is currently earning.
May 7, 21:14
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Preview: Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Crystal Palace from the Etihad Stadium.
May 4, 16:00
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Yaya Toure: 'Manchester United need to be more attacking'
Yaya Toure predicts that Manchester City will be "much, much stronger" next season, while Manchester United will only improve if they "attack a little bit more".
Apr 28, 22:40
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Yaya Toure bemoans profligacy in front of goal
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure admits that his side were too wasteful in front of goal during their goalless derby with Manchester United.
Apr 28, 13:29
Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Yaya Toure slams "disappointing" refereeing decisions
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure criticises the performance of referee Craig Pawson and his assistants during his side's 2-1 FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal.
Apr 24, 13:57
Arsenal players celebrate Alexis Sanchez's goal against Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final on April 23, 2017
Result: Alexis Sanchez sends Arsenal into FA Cup final with extra-time winner
Alexis Sanchez scores a 101st-minute winner for Arsenal in their FA Cup semi-final meeting with Manchester City, setting up a showdown with Chelsea at Wembley next month.
Apr 23, 17:34



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185