Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure could leave the Premier League champions in the summer with mega-rich Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala interested in signing the Ivorian, according to the Daily Mail.

It was revealed earlier this week that Toure had demanded more money from the club, even though he is already on a reported £220k-a-week deal, and that talks over a contract extension had stalled.

It is believed that the 29-year-old is ready to leave the Manchester club if contract talks are not resolved and his agent, Dimitri Seluk, has even given the club a deadline to meet to resolve the dispute. He has also revealed that the player is prepared to leave in the summer if demands are not met.

Toure signed for City from Barcelona to join his brother Kolo for £24m back in 2010 and he still has two years left on his current contract, but the club wanted to ensure his long-term future by offering him an extension.

The talks between the player and the club have now stalled and run to a stand-still, which has sparked rumours on the player's future, with Anzhi being one of few clubs that could meet his wage demands.

The Russian club, managed by Guus Hiddink, currently sit second in their domestic league and boast several star names including former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o and highly-rated Brazilian midfielder Willian, who signed from Shakhtar Donetsk last month.

They might now attempt to add Toure, who has been a key player for City since arriving in England back in 2010, to their ranks. 


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