Yaya Toure Signs Deal With Chinese Club Qingdao Huanghai
Former Manchester City and Barcelona star, Yaya Toure has signed for Chinese second division club, Qingdao Huanghai. This comes six months after leaving his previous club Olympiacos FC in Greece.
In May 2019, the former Ivory Coast mid-fielder’s agent, announced that Toure had retired from professional football, but this claim was later dismissed by the 36-year-old footballer.
After signing for Qingdao Huanghai FC in the Chinese League One, the second division of Chinese football, the footballer said:
“Since the start of my football career, I have always loved challenges and now I have decided to take this new challenge and make history once again with Qingdao Huanghai Football Club!” said the Premier League winner in a statement on his official website. “This is a very exciting young club with a lot of potential and we share the same philosophy – that is to play beautiful football! It will be my great honour to grow and succeed with this club,” he added.