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Toure facing tough decision

Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure will consider his international future after the World Cup, but wants to leave 'in a good moment'.

Last Updated: 08/06/14 at 12:06 Post Comment

Yaya Toure: Ivory Coast midfielder to consider international future

Yaya Toure: Ivory Coast midfielder to consider international future

Toure has won over 80 caps for the Ivory Coast and has featured at the 2006 and 2010 World Cups when the national team failed to progress from the group phase.

The 31-year-old is disappointed he has yet to win anything at international level after also twice being a runner-up at the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Manchester City man is aware time is running out to enjoy international success and he acknowledged he will face a 'very difficult decision' following the World Cup in Brazil.

"We have an amazing squad of players and we all think it is about time we reach our full potential," Toure told the Sunday Mirror.

"When I look around and see players like Drogba, Kalou, Bony, Gervinho and Zokora, I can only be filled with confidence.

"Why we haven't gone on to win a trophy is something that I can't understand. We want and we hope we make it soon because some of us haven't got a lot of time left to be winners.

"It won't be long until we have to step aside and let the younger generation come through.

"It is important to me that, when I do stop playing for Ivory Coast, I leave in a good moment.

"I have always said I would stop once I had won something, and maybe that has brought some bad luck to the team.

"I am thinking about it, but I haven't made a decision about when it will happen. I will see what happens at the World Cup.

"It's a very difficult decision and I want to do it at the right moment."

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e made his power play to try and get Sheikhy to raise his wages or trade him to PSG. PSG were probably not interested and he is stuck with no cake and no vacation. @Jay_D> Surely you jest about FFP being real, right? All Platini is doing is making billionaries pay measly fines, so he and his cronies can get rich. If a fool can pay 50 mil for David Luiz, he will happily pay some fine to UEFA. FFP has failed as for it to succeed UEFA had to take it...

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uess we can expect Toure's explanation of his behaviour around the same time Pete Townshend publishes his book then.

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amn you Yaya, don't scare me like that! I only ate the icing. I didn't eat the soft and scrumptious middle - I will buy you another cake!

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