The historical Barcelona that offered to occupy the position of coach through his social networks: “I will always be available”

Yaya Toure spoke on social networks

The complicated situation that the FC Barcelona reaches all parts of the world. The new defeat against Atlético de Madrid continues to show problems both at a sporting and managerial level, where President Joan Laporta had to break the silence to report through the media your support for coach Ronald Koeman.

In parallel, however, the Spanish press has already begun to shuffle who could be the candidates to replace the Dutch in the bank, but between them they would never imagine that a former club legend was going to run by herself through social media.

“It may be a difficult moment for the club, but I think Barcelona is strong. I will always be available to the club in case they need me at any time!, since my heart is forever with the club, the people and the fans, “he wrote on his account Twitter Yaya Toure.


The 38-year-old former midfielder, who retired in early 2020, wanted to show his support for the club in one of the most difficult moments of the last decade. The Ivorian had become one of the team’s benchmarks during his time in Barcelona until the arrival of Sergio Busquets, today the captain of the squad.

Touré managed to make history with the Spanish team being an indispensable part of the sextet that he achieved together with Lionel Messi and Pep Guardiola in 2009. Later, he also he became a key man in Manchester City, where he remained for eight seasons after his arrival in 2010.

“My time at Barcelona was one of the best memories of my playing career. The club decided to trust me when I was still a young footballer and had not yet established myself in the big leagues. That is why I will always be grateful to the club for what it did for me ”, he recalled on his social networks.

Yaya Toure retired in early 2020 (Shutterstock)
Yaya Toure retired in early 2020 (Shutterstock)

After retiring as a player, Yaya Toure started a new path. His representative wanted to make it clear from the first moment and it was the day after hanging up his boots that he announced that his client was about to go through a new stage: “A new life, a career as a coach, in which I am sure that he will reach levels as high as those he reached as a footballer ”.

The former midfielder is taking his first steps into the world of slates and tactics. In February 2021 it was announced as assistant to the Olimpic Donetsk of Ukraine. There he accompanied Ihor Klymovskyi until in May he put an end to that experience.

In June the Akhmat Grozny of Chechnya began to count on their services to second coach Andrei Talalaev. Toure is still gaining experience in the Russian First Division, but with his mind set on reaching the top of Europe.