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Agent talks up Toure move to Man City

Yaya Toure's agent has revealed a deal for his client to join Manchester City is imminent. The 27 year old Barcelona man, an Ivory Coast international, is set to link up with his brother Kolo at Eastlands, following three years at Camp Nou.

The move was delayed as he was competing with the Ivory Coast in the World Cup, but following the Elephants' exit in the group stage, he is now free to sort out his domestic future.

Dimitri Seluk told Sport: "I think we will have a solution this week. In fact, I would say that (it will be done) on the first or second of July - maybe on the second because the first will be a very busy day at Barca with the change of president."

Seluk revealed he will speak to new Barca president Sandro Rosell, but insists Toure has his heart set on a move to the Premier League club.

"Yes, we have to talk, but of course, the reality is not going to change in one moment," he added.

"Yaya wants to play the important games and he knows that he will be an important player at Manchester City.

"It is not a money problem, as I have said 1,000 times, but a problem of (the lack of) confidence (that Barca have in him)."

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