Yaya Toure In Talks With Brendan Rodgers About A Move To Celtic

Yaya Toure In Talks With Brendan Rodgers About A Move To Celtic

Yaya Toure has not ruled out making a sensational move to Scottish Premiership champions Celtic.

The four-time African Footballer of the Year made just five appearances for Olympiacos before having his contract torn up at the Greek club.

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News media in Greece reported that Brendan Rodgers is interested in signing the free agent.

Now the Former Manchester City captain has spoken for the first time about the link.

The midfielder said: “Celtic is a great team. Let me speak with Brendan, then we will see.”

He then suggested his brother, Kolo Toure, might find a role for him adding: “We'll see, we'll see.”

He went on: “You never know, maybe I could end up in Scotland, or England… or maybe France, anyway, I want a choice to maybe play one more year at a high level and after that, I will decide where I will go.”

Yaya Toure, who spoke about the link on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football won three Premier League titles in eight years at City.

The Premier League Winner also hit out at Pep Guardiola claiming he had a “Problem with black players” – adding Barcelona players felt the same way too.

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Yaya Toure, who is one of Africa's greatest ever players, has amassed 101 caps for Côte d’Ivoire over the last 14 years, captaining his country’s national team at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago