On this day: 2 July
- Mon 02 Jul 2012, 9:00AM
- Posted by Chris Eccles
Trawling back through the history books to find the events, signings or memorable matches that happened on this day in City’s history
Friday 2 July 2010
Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure joins City for a fee in the region of £24m. The 27-year-old Ivory Coast star agrees a five-year deal with the Blues and joins up with brother Kolo to become the first overseas siblings to play for the club.
After a slow start, Yaya writes his name into the club’s history books by scoring the winning goal in both the FA Cup semi-final and the FA Cup final in season 2010-11
Yaya scores 11 goals in 43 appearances in 2011-12 including a brace at Newcastle United returning City to the top of the league with only one game of the season left.
Tomorrow: Matias Vuoso goes out on loan…
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