Ivory Coast Legend Yaya Toure Lands Coaching Job in England

Ivory Coast Legend Yaya Toure Lands Coaching Job in England

  • Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is set to be handed a permanent role at Tottenham Hotspurs' youth team
  • The Ivory Coast legend has been working with Tottenham since December as he studied for his coaching badges
  • Yaya Toure will be working with ex-England and Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe as developmental coaches for Spurs

African football great, Yaya Toure, is set to be named Tottenham Hotspur youth team coach ahead of the 2022/23 season.

The Manchester City legend has been working with Tottenham's developmental team since December as he acquired his coaching badges.

And according to the Evening Standard, the 39-year-old is set to join the North London club's coaching staff on a permanent deal.

Yaya Toure, Tottenham, England, Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure is set to be named Tottenham Hotspur academy coach. Credit: @SpursOfficial Getty Images
Source: Twitter

Yaya Toure recently completed his UEFA License A coaching badge and he is looking forward to be coming a successful manager.

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"What an incredible coaching journey so far. Thank you to everyone being part of this journey with me. That’s another one done. More to come. Let’s do this," he posted on Twitter.

The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations winner has had an illustrious football career, winning several titles, including the UEFA Champions League with Barcelona in 2009. He is also a three-time English Premier League winner with Manchester City.

Toure will be working with Tottenham legend Jermaine Defoe at the club's academy.

Yaya Toure completes UEFA License A coaching course

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ivorian and Manchester City legend Yaya Toure has successfully acquired his UEFA A License from the prestigious Wales FA.

Toure, who had earlier disclosed his intentions of transitioning into mainstream coaching, has been studying at the Welsh institution since last year.

In a post on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, the four-time African Footballer of the Year could not hide his joy with his latest feat as the Ivorian shared a photo of his UEFA License A certificate.

Frank Kessie wants to replicate Yaya Toure's success at Barcelona

New Barcelona signing Franck Kessie has set his targets early on at his new club.

The midfielder was officially unveiled by Barcelona's President Joan Laporta. Kessie quipped that he would like to follow in the footsteps of Yaya Toure, a Barcelona legend.

Toure also comes from Ivory Coast, the same country that Kessie represents internationally.

Source: SportsBrief.com