Football

Toure in line for Turkey switch

Toure in line for Turkey switch (©GettyImages)
Toure in line for Turkey switch (©GettyImages).

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure is in talks with Bursaspor over a move to Turkey.

Toure was a £16million arrival from Arsenal three years ago and remains one of the most popular players at City. However, he has never recovered his first-team spot after being forced to spend six months on the sidelines following a failed drugs test, which was blamed on the 31-year-old taking one of his wife's slimming products.

"We have been in talks with Kolo Toure over the past two days - it would be one of the most important transfers to be completed by an Anatolian side," Bursaspor manager Ertugrul Saglam told Dogan News Agency. "Obviously nothing is certain until he signs pen to paper, however we are working hard to try finalise a deal."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2012, All Rights Reserved.

Topics:
Arsenal
Football
Manchester City
Premier League
Kolo Toure

Article Comments

Trending

Read more