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Yaya Touré: Mikel Arteta open to Man City legend working with Arsenal after Tottenham move confirmed

The legendary former Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder continues to work for his UEFA A license after coaching in Ukraine and Russia with Olimpik Donetsk and Akhmat Grozny respectively.

The 38-year-old currently lives with his family in Hampstead and Standard sport understands he would be open to a more formal role with Spurs if the opportunity arises.

However, a period of apprenticeship at Arsenal – the club where older brother Kolo enjoys cult status – could also be considered in the future, with Arteta receptive to working with Touré again after their paths crossed paths in the latter’s last years at City. , where Arteta served as Pep Guardiola’s coaching protégé.

“He has my number because we spent a few years together, he is a player that I appreciate a lot so he can call me and ask me the question,” Arteta said of Touré before his return to the former. Everton club Monday night.

“He certainly has the experience and the expertise, and has gained a lot in the game to add value to the game for sure.”

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