Yaya Toure’s contract at Manchester City expires at the end of the season and today his agent, Dimitri Seluk, has claimed the player would have no problem leaving the club for Manchester United if an offer came in.
Why not? Jose Mourinho is a very good coach. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was together with Yaya in Barcelona. I understand this is two clubs who are rivals, but for me, for example, this is not a problem from Yaya or from me. This problem will be from Manchester City staff.
From yesterday we officially started negotiating with different clubs about his future. We waited until March 15 for what Manchester City will say, but until now Manchester City don’t say anything. Before March we didn’t negotiate with anybody because Yaya does a lot with Manchester City, so we waited. But we cannot wait until the last minute, until June, and have no negotiations with anybody.
Some clubs have contacted me. Now we have three options. I don’t speak about Yaya and China or the MLS. He will play in Europe. I have spoken with clubs in different countries – Italy and Spain. If Manchester City want, they can start negotiations. If they don’t want then we will find another club. Yaya can, tomorrow, sign a contract with another club and after that for Manchester City it is too late.