African legend: I'm here to help, Barca

World News

A four-time African Footballer of the Year has offered his services to FC Barcelona in the midst of their financial and on-field struggles. 

Retired Ivory Coast star Yaya Toure has expressed his support for his former club, stating that he is available to help them out should his services be needed. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see the players who have won the most African Footballer of the Year awards

Toure made 118 appearances for the Blaugrana between 2007 and 2010, before joining Manchester City. 

The Ivorian has now taken to social media to reveal that he would be more than happy to rejoin the Catalan side, although it is not clear in what capacity. 

"My time at Barcelona was one of the best memories of my playing career," Toure wrote on Twitter.  

"The club has decided to trust me when I was still a young player, yet to establish myself in the top leagues.  

"I will forever be grateful to the club for what they have done for me. 

"It may be a difficult time for the club but my belief for Barcelona is strong. 

"I will always be available for the club should they need me anytime as my heart is forever with the club, the people, and the fans!" 

Read: Suarez adds to Barca & Koeman's woes

The 38-year-old is currently working as an assistant manager for Akhmat Grozny in the Russian top flight.  

Here are the 10 highest-scoring African players in EPL history, including Toure

 

8 EPL managers who could get sacked

Mbappe drops PSG bombshell

Barca's next manager revealed?

comments