Inter Milan desperate to sign Yaya Toure

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Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini is desperate to have a reunion with Manchester City star Yaya Toure and is prepared to sell two first-team stars in order to sign the Ivorian centre-midfielder.

The 31-year-old hasn't had a great season at the Etihad Stadium and is strongly linked with a move away from the club, ending his five year association with the club.

The powerhouse midfielder joined City from FC Barcelona back in 2010 and joined up with his brother Kolo Toure, who had also recently joined The Citizens from Premier League rivals Arsenal. 

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City career coming to a close?

It was originally planned that Yaya would team up with Kolo at The Gunners, but City spent big in order to sign the centre-back and also then managed to secure the services of his brother in a deal worth around £24million.

Since the move, Toure has been one of City's most influential players and has helped guide them to league titles and cup trophies. However, this season hasn't been his best and after unrest over the Summer, his City career could be nearing it's end.

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Birthday Controversy

Toure fell out with officials at the club at the end of last season as they forgot to celebrate his birthday, and after his agent got talking to the media, speculation was high surrounding his future.

However, he ended all speculation by stating his desire to stay in England.

One year on though, it could be time for Toure to move on and Mancini is desperate to have a reunion with him at the San Siro.

Widespread changes expected at Inter

Mancini is expected to make wholesale changes at Inter over the Summer and wants to make Toure his big-name Summer signing.

According to reports in Italy, Inter officials are prepared to offer Toure a contract worth around £10m-a-year and want to make him the talisman of the squad whilst building a team around him.

They are so desperate to sign the Ivorian that they may sell two current first-team stars in order to balance the books.

Two Out-One In

According to Italian newspaper Tuttosport, Inter are prepared to sell midfielder Matteo Kovacic as they believe they can get up to £22million for his services, and they are also ready to sell goalkeeper, Samir Handanovic.

The shot-stopper is wanted by Manchester United who are fearful that David De Gea may complete his big-move to Real Madrid at the end of the season.

Selling these two stars will clear up some wage for Inter and Mancini is desperate to offer it all to Toure as he looks to bring the glory days back to the San Siro ahead of the 2015/2016 campaign.

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