refusing to give up hope of signing
Yaya Toure despite the midfielder
insisting he will stay at Manchester
The 32-year-old looked destined
to depart the Premier League after
his agent claimed he was “90 per
cent certain to leave” in May, with
Inter subsequently claiming they
were ready to close the deal .
However, Toure appears to have
had a change of heart by insisting
he will “definitely stay” and hinting
he could even extend his current
deal which expires in 2017, if a new
contract were offered.
However, Mancini says he is
keen to talk to the midfielder and
has still not ruled out bringing him
to San Siro.
“I spent six months explaining
to him what he would find at Inter,
then he spoke with his club and
he fell off of our radar,” he told La
“But I haven’t given up on this,
I’m waiting to hear his own side
of the story and in the meantime I
remain hopeful.
“Or else why would he have
spent six months telling me that he
wanted to come to Mila

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