sport news Yaya Toure nears Botafogo move they close in on 36-year-old ex Manchester City ...

Yaya Toure nears Botafogo move as Brazilian club close in on 36-year-old former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been playing his football for Qingdao Huanghai in China   Ivorian's contract is up and Botafogo's transfer committee gave green light He is set to join the Brazilian club after they also agreed to sign Keisuke Honda 

By Will Griffee For Mailonline

Published: 07:48 GMT, 18 February 2020 | Updated: 07:48 GMT, 18 February 2020

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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 this week

Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure could be announced as a Botafogo player by the end of

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