Toure to stay in England insists Ivorian’s agent

Toure to stay in England insists Ivorian’s agent

Yaya Toure will be staying in the Premier League next season, according to the Ivorian’s agent Dimitri Seluk.

Toure, who will leave City at the end of the season, was given a special send-off on Wednesday night as Pep Guardiola’s side swept aside Brighton 3-1 at The Etihad.

The Ivorian started the match as captain, and was greeted with rapturous and a standing ovation when he was substituted on the 86th minute for youngster Lukas Nmecha.

The club also revealed that a training pitch has been named in honour of the three time Premier League champion.

Despite leaving City however, Toure is reportedly keen to extend his stay in England, with a number of club’s interested in taking him on, including newly promoted Wolves, as well as both Everton and Chelsea.

And the Ivorian’s agent, Dimitri Seluk, has revealed that the midfielder is willing to offer an prospective clubs an unusual deal in order to maintain his stay in the Premier League.

“Yaya is fit and desperate to prove he’s still the best central midfielder in the Premier League,” Seluk told Sky Sports.

“Ivory Coast will not be in Russia for the World Cup and next season he will be fit, rested and stronger than ever.

“He’s happy to accept a one-year deal to stay in England. And if his club are not satisfied with his performances, he will pay back half his wages, or the club can cancel his contract immediately with no compensation.”

Overall, Toure has made 316 appearances since joining City from FC Barcelona in 2010, scoring 79 goals and assisting another 50 strikes.