Yaya confirms surprise next move?

African Football

Premier League legend Yaya Toure has seemingly confirmed a shock next move after nearly six months as a free agent.

The 37-year old has been without a club since leaving Chinese League One outfit Qingdao Huanghai and while it was widely reported that he's retired to move into coaching, he dispelled the speculation quickly.

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Now Leven Siano, a candidate for Brazilian outfit Vasco da Gama, has pledged to rope in the four-time CAF African Footballer the Year, should he be elected later this year.

Toure also confirmed he news on the lawyer's official Instagram account, thanking Siano, for including him in his 'project'.

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"I want to thank Leven for including me in this project," Toure said. "I can hardly wait to see all the Vasco fans very soon. It is going to be Vasco."

The news may come as a shock to the club's Rio de Janeiro rivals Botafogo, who also claimed they had signed the veteran midfielder.