Re­born Yaya a real City ‘kid’

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many more be­cause we are de­lighted,” he added dur­ing an in­ter­view with TV sta­tion La Sexta.

Sime­one, a for­mer Atletico mid­fielder, has led the club to a host of tro­phies since tak­ing charge in 2011, in­clud­ing the do­mes­tic ti­tle in 2014 and two Cham­pi­ons League fi­nals, in 2014 and 2016.

Yaya Toure said he feels re­born af­ter re­turn­ing from ex­ile to play a key role in Manch­ester City’s Premier League ti­tle chal­lenge.

Toure, 33, ap­peared des­tined to leave City af­ter be­ing frozen out by man­ager Pep Guardi­ola ear­lier in the sea­son. How­ever, the Ivo­rian mid­fielder has en­joyed a re­mark­able re­nais­sance over the past six weeks.

“I look like a kid, just en­joy­ing play­ing and help­ing my team­mates and the fans. It’s very im­por­tant to me,” Toure said.

“I’m used to win­ning Premier Leagues, and I think it’s se­cond two times. I want to win an­other. I know it’s go­ing to be tough, but we have to keep go­ing be­cause Chelsea is very good this year.”

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