Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Legend Yaya Imm Rtalised

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Legend Yaya Imm Rtalised

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YAYA Toure will be immortalised at City with a new mosaic to mark his contribution to the club.

The Blues midfield legend is set to play his last match for the club tonight as City wrap up their Etihad Stadium schedule against Brighton.

Toure will start the game and wear the captain's armband.

But the club has also unveiled a mosaic of the Ivory Coast international in action at the Blues training ground, and are planning to name the nearby academy field the 'Yaya Toure Pitch'.

City also have one or two surprises up their sleeve on the night, but Toure had already been told about the mosaic and pitch.

"It's something very great," he said. "It's nice, something you can look at and maybe see how effective you have been for the club.

"Seeing a football club do something like that for one player is very special - to keep you alive and to say thank you. …

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