Yaya Toure to leave Man City for a mega money deal to China [Telegraph]

Yaya Toure: Tipped to move to China on £500,000 a week contract

Ever since Man City confirmed earlier in the week that Pep Guardiola will be their manager come the start of next season, people have been considering what squad changes will happen at the Etihad this summer.

One player tipped to leave the Sky Blues is Yaya Toure.

Toure was shipped out of FC Barcelona when Guardiola took over the reigns at the Camp Nou, and many have predicted the Ivory Coast international will again be unwanted once the Spanish boss moves into the dugout in Manchester.

Indeed, Toure’s agent Dimitry Seluk has already confirmed his client is looking for a new employer.

Today’s Telegraph has now linked the 32-year-old with a move to China. As reported in the broadsheet:

It is understood that at least three Chinese clubs have already expressed an interest in signing Toure with one, thought to be Jiangsu Suning, discussing the prospect of paying the player £30m-a-year after tax.

That would see Toure earn £576,923-a-week in China, which is more than double his current £240,000-a-week salary at City.

Jiangsu recently completed a league-record £25m signing of Chelsea midfielder Ramires.

Also see: Sport release Pep Guardiola’s dream Man City XI, includes David Alaba & Paul Pogba