By Will Griffee For Mailonline
Published: 07:48 GMT, 18 February 2020 | Updated: 07:48 GMT, 18 February 2020
Botafogo are closing in on signing former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.
The Brazilian side want to recruit the 36-year-old, who was most recently playing for Qingdao Huanghai in the Chinese Super League before his contract expired.
According to GloboEsporte, negotiations with Toure's representatives are still ongoing over a contract but should be finalised by Wednesday or Thursday.
Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure could be announced as a Botafogo player by the end of