EXCLUSIVE: Yaya Toure is lending his experience to England Under-21s as they prepare to face Italy and Germany… as the Man City icon builds on his academy role at Tottenham in bid to complete coaching badges
- Yaya Toure has been coaching in Tottenham’s academy this season
- He is now helping England Under-21s prepare for their upcoming matches
- The former Man City midfielder is closing in on completing his coaching badges
Manchester City legend Yaya Toure has been involved in England Under-21s preparations for their forthcoming games against Italy and Germany.
The iconic Ivorian is completing his coaching badges and is currently working in Tottenham’s academy.
He was handed a role with the Under-16s by the north London club, who also added Jermain Defoe to their coaching ranks over the summer.
Yaya Toure currently has a role working in Tottenham’s academy with the Under-16s
He has now joined up with Lee Carsley and Joleon Lescott to coach England Under-21s
And part of Toure’s education has seen the former Premier League star travel up to St George’s Park to work within Lee Carsley’s coaching team.
Toure’s former City team-mate Joleon Lescott is also part of Carsley’s coaching staff.
Toure is shadowing the Under-21 set up as he works towards the completion of his badges.
Toure won three league titles with Man City, and is now making his way in the game as a coach
His presence at the national football centre has provided those players within Carsley’s squad of invaluable top level experience.
Toure won three Premier League titles with City plus two La Liga’s and a Champions League with Barcelona.
England Under-21s booked their place at Euro 2023 last month, winning eight of their 10 qualifying matches, and can now look to use the Italy and Germany games as preparation for next year’s tournament in Romania and Georgia.
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