Yaya Toure secures coaching job at Tottenham Hotspur

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Former Ivory Coast and Manchester City star Yaya Toure has landed a new coaching gig with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.

The 39-year-old has been without a job since parting ways with Russian Premier League outfit Akhmat Grozny in December, where he was the assistant coach.

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The Citizens legend has now taken up a coaching post with the North London's u-16 side, the club have confirmed.

"Three-time Premier League winner Yaya Touré has taken up the role of Under-16s Coach," Spurs announced on their website.

"The former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder, who has tasted glory in the UEFA Champions League, La Liga, Copa del Rey, the FA Cup, League Cup and Africa Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast during a glittering playing career, had an initial spell working with our Academy staff during the second half of last season."

"I am delighted to be working at @SpursOfficial alongside brilliant coaches and young players," Toure tweeted.

"Everyone at the Academy and across the Club has made me feel very welcome.

"Thanks also to my friend and advisor @Leon_Mann for his support here

"Let’s do this! COYS!!"

Toure also previously worked as an assistant coach at Urkain top-flight side Olimpik Donetsk during the 2020/2021 season.

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