Yaya Toure hopes for Real Madrid and PSG decision

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Yaya Toure's agent is keen to keep his client in the eyes of big spending European clubs this summer, whilst also launching an astonishing racism claim against the PFA. 

The Manchester City star has been subject of exit rumours ever since the saga revolving around Toure's birthday. The central midfielder was apparently unhappy at the Premier League winners for failing to make an effort when he turned 31 in May.

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New exit talk

Things have calmed since that time but now Dmitri Seluk has returned to the newspapers to welcome apparent interest from Real Madrid and PSG. Seluk is hoping that the Citizens will make a decision if the big spending duo firm up their interest.

"I will see Yaya for a couple of days before he goes to America (for a pre-season tour) when we will talk about things," Dmitri Seluk told The Times.

"If an important club like PSG or Real Madrid made a big offer it would be for Manchester City to decide what happens."

PSG or Real Madrid?

PSG are now strangers to a big-money move and they have already raided the Premier League for premium talent this summer. The French champions have made David Luiz - who struggled in Brazil's World Cup humiliation - the most expensive defender ever, despite being hit with a Financial Fair Play fine.

Meanwhile Madrid are always in the hunt for top stars, Colombia's James Rodriguez has been linked with a move after topping the World Cup scoring charts. Last summer they paid a world record fee to land Gareth Bale.


Bale moved last summer after being named PFA Player of the Year for the 2012/13 season, and Toure's agent has blamed racism that his client didn't receive the gong this time around after he played a pivotal role in securing the the title. 

"If he was white, 100 percent he would have won one of those top awards," he added.

"I don't want to talk too much about racism or the politics of football, but he does not get the praise he should get. Yaya has three times in a row won the African Player of the Year, but it is different with the other awards.

"I agree with Jose Mourinho when he said that the Player of the Year should come from the team that wins the title. I have very much respect for Suarez and Gerrard, but what Yaya did from midfield, not often a player can do this.

"Who was the best team this year? Manchester City? Who was their best player? Toure. Gerrard is really good but Liverpool finished second in the league and Yaya is third (in the FWA vote).

"He is a bit upset about the situation. Messi is the top player in the history of football and I respect Ronaldo and Ribery a lot. Yaya respects all these players. But for an African in these awards it is hard. FIFA needs to change something."

Toure may well be on the move from England with all the controversy, but the African star will have left a good impression on the pitch if he does decide to go.

After signing from Barcelona in 2010, the powerful central midfielder has made nearly 200 appearances for City scoring 51 goals and helping them to two Premier League trophies. Last season he scored 20 league goals as Manuel Pellegrini's men caught Liverpool in the final weeks.

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