Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Yaya Returns to Fill City's Midfield Void

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Yaya Returns to Fill City's Midfield Void

Article excerpt

YAYA Toure returned to training yesterday to give the Blues a boost ahead of tonight's Champions League second leg against Dynamo Kiev.

The big midfielder was sorely missed as City failed to break down Norwich at the weekend - and so failed to make up significant ground on leaders Leicester in the title race.

He was out with a recurrence of the foot injury which kept him out of the 3-0 defeat at Liverpool a fortnight ago.

The club gave him permission to fly to Ivory Coast to deal with a family issue and he also attended a dinner in aid of a children's charity.

With Fabian Delph also joining the club's open training session at the City Football Academy, the Blues now have just two injury absentees - Kevin De Bruyne and Samir Nasri.

They are both expected to be back in training following the Easter international break. …

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