Man City legend Yaya Toure lands new job in management after leaving role within Tottenham academy | The Sun
MANCHESTER CITY legend Yaya Toure has landed a new job in management after leaving Tottenham Hotspur's academy.
The former City midfielder ended his playing career in 2020 before moving into coaching.
Following assistant managerial roles in Ukraine and Russia, he joined Spurs' academy in August last year.
However, he has now left to take on a new role in Belgium.
Toure has joined the coaching staff at Standard Liege and will assist manager Carl Hoefkens, the club confirmed on Tuesday.
The 40-year-old has playing experience in Belgium, having spent three years with Beveren after moving to Europe in 2001.
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Former Stoke City defender Hoefkens was only appointed by the Pro League side over the weekend but has now added Toure to his backroom team.
The move sees Toure take another step towards his dream of becoming a manager.
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He previously rejected an approach from Wigan Athletic to take charge back in November.
Instead, his older brother Kolo was appointed Latics boss, but lasted just nine winless matches at the helm before being sacked.
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