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Chelsea And Manchester United Target Yaya Toure Determined To Leave City

The midfielder is trying to engineer a move from the Etihad Stadium.

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is determined to leave the club this summer after developing several grudges with the Premier League champions, reports the Manchester Evening News.

After helping the Citizens to their second title in three years last season, things started to go wrong when it was reported City had forgotten Toure’s birthday whilst on a trip to Abu Dhabi.

Yet whilst the Ivory Coast international was mocked for being childish on that occasion, it got more serious when the 31-year-old claimed he was refused time off to see his seriously ill brother during the same period.

Ibrahim Toure was suffering with cancer and died shortly afterwards, with claims from his elder brother that said the English champions wouldn’t let him visit the 28-year-old taking on a very dark tone.

Now it seems Toure is ready to leave Eastlands for good due to a culmination of problems with the club, with both Chelsea and Manchester United hoping to capitalise.

After scoring 20 league goals from central midfield last term there are sure to be a number of potential suitors for the Ivorian, although City are understandably keen not to let one of their best players leave.

Toure joined the side back in 2010 from FC Barcelona and has since helped them win two league titles, the FA Cup and the League Cup.

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