Agent: Yaya Toure “90 percent certain” to leave Manchester City this summer

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My oh my, how quickly things can change.

Just 12 months ago Yaya Toure was capping one of the best Premier League seasons a midfielder has even enjoyed while leading Manchester City to the league title and League Cup glory. Remember that?

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Fast forward a year, and Toure is all but guaranteed to leave Man City this summer after five seasons at the club.

According to Toure’s agent, Dimitri Seluk, the 31-year-old Ivorian midfielder is “90 percent certain” to leave at the end of the current season, with the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan lining up to sign the four-time African Football of the Year.

“It’s 90% certain he’ll leave Manchester City this summer. Nothing has been decided – we are waiting until the end of the season,” Seluk said.

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Toure made some rather peculiar comments last month, implying he no longer felt wanted at Man City, stating, “no amount of wages will make me stay at a club if I feel that I no longer belong there or if no challenge exists for me.”

Toure’s now-expected departure will only free up the funds — and newspaper inches — to further fuel speculation that City will go after Juventus’ Paul Pogba, who could cost as much as $75 million, this summer.