Mancini hints at Inter move for Yaya Toure

By Guest writer, Mon 26 January 2015 11:32

Mancini hints at Inter move for Yaya ToureThe Italian has refused to rule out a move for one of his esteemed former players

Roberto Mancini has hinted that Inter could make a shock move for Manchester City star Yaya Toure.

The Serie A club have already sealed loan deals for Lukas Podolski from Arsenal and Bayern Munich's Xherdan Shaqiri this January, both of which are expected to be made into permanent moves in the summer.

But Mancini is still in the market for further reinforcements and when asked about the prospect of making a move for Toure, who he managed at the Etihad Stadium, the Italian refused to rule out a reunion with the midfielder.

"Inter have more appeal than many teams," he said on Saturday. "I had Yaya at Manchester City and I rate him as one of the best players in the world.

"We'll see what happens in the future, but he belongs to Manchester City."

Toure, 31, was tipped to leave City last summer after revealing he was unhappy that the club failed to acknowledge his birthday and recently admitted an interest in a future move to Paris Saint-Germain.

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