Yaya Toure Offered to Premier League Elite on Sensational £1-per-week Salary


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Yaya Toure’s increasingly bitter departure from Manchester City sees him being offered to the Premier League champions closest rivals on a sensational £1-per-week salary, according to talkSPORT.

The former Ivory Coast international is furious that the Citizens are releasing him this summer and his agent Dmitry Selyuk took to the radio station Sport 24 to denounce his client’s treatment.

“Yaya has many offers from different countries, where they are ready to pay a lot of money, but we decided to dedicate the next season to Guardiola. And to prove and show the fans of Manchester City that Yaya has not finished with football.

“He is full of energy and wants to play this season in England.

“At a time when huge sums are being spent in England for the purchase of football players, I officially declare that Yaya is ready to move as a free agent to any English club of the top six with a salary of one-pound-a-week, but with a bonus system based on certain successes

“I believe that a player like Yaya would not reject Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool. Yaya is a winner.

“And never before has a top footballer with leadership qualities rejected any club, especially when they don’t have to pay for it.”

Whether any of the top six will want a 35-year-old midfielder is another matter, even on such a generous salary offer. West Ham United are, so far, the only top-flight club to have shown any interest in the soon-to-be-former Manchester City star.

Former City boss Manuel Pellegrini, now in charge at the London Stadium, spent three fruitful years with Toure as his captain during his reign at the Etihad.