New Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Yves Bissouma has revealed that Manchester City legend Yaya Toure is his football idol. He talked about Yaya Toure being his hero as a child in a video posted on the Tottenham Hotspur Twitter handle last week.
Premier League legend Yaya Toure has bagged his first coaching appointment in English football after North London side Tottenham Hotspur confirmed that he has joined their coaching staff.
Yaya Toure has moved into management since he retired from professional football some years ago. He previously held coaching positions at Ukrainian side Olimpik Donetsk and Akhmat Grozny in the Russian league. The former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder left Grozny last summer. He joined Tottenham Hotspur on a part-time basis towards the end of last year and his permanent coaching role has now been confirmed. Continue reading YAYA TOURE CONFIRMED AS SPURS COACH
Ivorian star Franck Kessieenjoyed the influence of Yaya Tourebefore he made the decision to sign for Spanish La Liga side Barcelona this summer. Kessieis a new player at Barcelona following his free transfer move. The former Atalantamidfielder joined Barcelona as a free agent at the start of this month after his AC Milan contract ended at the end of last month. Kessieinitially joined AC Milan on loan from fellow Italian Serie A team Atalanta before the deal was made permanent. He turned down contract offers at AC Milan to arrive at a decision to sign for Catalan giants Barcelona.
The free transfer signing of Kessie was confirmed by Barcelona during the first week of this month. He has signed a four-year deal with the Spanish La Liga team until the end of the 2025/26 season. He has a €500m release clause in his Barcelona contract. Continue reading YAYA TOURE INFLUENCE ON KESSIE REVEALED
Crystal Palace are ‘seriously interested’ in signing Nigeria international Joe Aribo, according to The Athletic. Aribo, described as ‘unique’ and even ’like Yaya Toure’ by Ezri Konsa, made a whopping 57 appearances for Rangers during the 2021/22 season. The Nigeria international turned out in a variety of positions ranging from centre-midfield to centre-forward, scoring nine times and providing ten assists. [Transfermarkt]
Tottenham Hotspur are set to hold talks with Yaya Toure over a fulltime coaching role at the club according to the report from the London Evening Standard. It was stated that Spurs officials want Yaya Toure to stay at the club in a fulltime coaching role. The Manchester City legend has been at Tottenham Hotspur since December. He has been working with the Spurs academy set-up in the process of earning his coaching badges.
38-year-old Yaya Toure has turned to football management since he retired from football two years ago. The former Barcelona and AS Monaco star sees management as the next stage of his career. To this effect, the Ivorian has been working on his UEFA A coaching licence at Spurs. Continue reading YAYA SET FOR COACHING ROLE TALKS
Ivorian football legend Yaya Toure is impressing in his role as a coach with the youth team setup at Tottenham Hotspur according to the reportscoming out of the British media. It was reported by the Daily Express that Yaya Toure is making a big impact at Spurs following his appointment as a coach for the various youth teams at the club until the end of the season.
Manchester City legend Yaya Toure was delighted that the Premier League holders were able to take Manchester United apart in their latest Manchester Derby clash in the Premier League at the start of this month, but that didn’t stop him from criticising the United players for their lack of fight especially in the second half. Yaya Toure was a guest analyst for the Manchester Derby on Premier League TV alongside former Manchester United players namely Michael Owen and Paul Scholes.
Yaya Toure said that his mentality was to always play for the shirt and the supporters while he was still playing professional football and that the Manchester United players didn’t play for the badge on their chests during the Manchester Derby encounter with Manchester City. According to him, being inferior to Manchester City is not an excuse for not playing with fighting spirit. Continue reading YAYA BLASTS UNITED PLAYERS OVER DERBY
Ivory Coast did not go as far as they would have wanted at the ongoing African Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon and it is much to the displeasure of their former midfield star, Yaya Toure. Toure, a well-known midfield maestro during his playing days, has revealed that he is not happy with how ‘short’ his country’s stay in Cameroon was and insisted that he knew that they could have done better judging by the quality of players they have at their disposal
Continue reading TOURE TIPS IVORY COAST TO HAVE BETTER WORLD CUP