• Yaya Toure named on Player of the Year shortlist and nobody can understand why

    Yaya Toure named on Player of the Year shortlist and nobody can understand why

    Yaya Toure has surprisingly been named on the shortlist for the BBC African Footballer of the Year award, despite having one of the worst 12 months of his career.

    Toure has been frozen out of action at Manchester City after a row between his agent and Pep Guardiola, making just one appearance in six months, and has also retired from international football with Ivory Coast.

    But when the BBC announced their shortlist for the award, the midfielder, who won the prize in […]