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Chelsea and Liverpool on alert over Yaya Toure

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What the future hides for Yaya? (©GettyImages)
What the future hides for Yaya? (©GettyImages).

Premier League giants Liverpool and Chelsea have been put on alert by Yaya Toure, who appears to be readying a move out of the Etihad Stadium.

According to the Daily Express, the Ivory Coast midfielder has had enough from Manchester CIty's management after the Citizens forgot his birthday and later on denied Toure's request to spend some time with his then-dying brother Ibrahim Toure.

The report further adds that French champions PSG are also tracking the situation and could make a move for the midfielder if he expresses his desire for a move.

Option 1: Chelsea

Chelsea look the most interested side in Toure and with Jose Mourinho shaping up the Blues' squad, he wants a strong central midfielder to play alongside Cesc Fabregas in what will be a new look midfield with the two former team-mates at Barcelona.

The transfer fee won't be a problem for Chelsea, neither will be Toure's wage demands and adding to all of this the Blues hunger for trophies, Yaya Toure could well be on his way to London.

Option 2: Liverpool

With Luis Suarez almost out of Anfield, Brendan Rodgers will have the money to try and sign the African Player of the Year and try to team him up with Reds' legend Steven Gerrard in the center of the park.

Both Toure and Gerrard showed they can score goals and are also strong when they have to win the ball back. However, the partnership between Gerrard and Henderson will be ended, with Henderson to settle with a place on the bench.

A transfer looks unlikely and it will get to crowded in the midfield department at Anfield, so probably Liverpool won't go for Toure.

Option 3: PSG

Highly unlikely! The Parisians have just partnered up Blaise Matuidi and Yohan Cabaye during the winter transfer window and their partnership have been superb and the duo have been playing for France at the World Cup too. Also the French Champions have the talented Marco Verrati.

It would make no sense from PSG to try to buy Toure, but it seems they are never happy with their squad and always go looking for the biggest stars- available or not.

So where is Toure going?

All in all there are two strong options for the African midfielder. He can either try to get a bigger wage packet, sign a contract extension and stay at the Etihad, or he can say bye-bye to the Sky Blues, go to London and sign with Chelsea and again team up with Cesc Fabregas.

This is story has legs, but it is still to early to make conclusions.

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