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Kolo Touré Drops Arsenal For Manchester City

Kolo Touré Drops Arsenal For Manchester City

Ivory Coast international and Arsenal defender, Kolo Touré is scheduled to leave Arsenal's training camp in Austria this evening to fly back to England to complete his move to Manchester City after the two clubs agreed a fee of £14m.

The 28-year-old is expected to cash in on a lucrative deal by virtually doubling his weekly wage to a mere £100,000 a week.

Touré joined Arsenal in February 2002 from ASEC Mimosas for £150,000 and ever since his move the six foot defender became a bedrock in the Gunners defence.

Welcome to the revolution Touré.

Click here to read what City fans are saying.

Kolo Touré In Action







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Writer:Tudor
Date:Tuesday July 28 2009
Time: 8:14PM

Comments

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lol, well said Tudor... a mere £100k/wk... that was a quick move eh?
severedgein
28/07/2009 20:16:00
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welcome to the revolution - don't most of them sort of things get quelled?
merlin
28/07/2009 20:22:00
0
Bye bye
Tom14
28/07/2009 21:01:00
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merlin..im really starting to think you are a city fan the way you stalk VMC
Mike Hunt
28/07/2009 21:03:00
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tom and merlin...what a lovelly pair of VMC stalkers
Mike Hunt
28/07/2009 21:08:00
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Thank you very much for the sixteen million, thank you very much,thank you very very very much.
Cockney Rich
28/07/2009 21:36:00
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cockney small change pal
humpty
28/07/2009 22:22:00
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I've seen him having inspired games. I think that he's very good going forward but might not be as good against the better teams or against teams like Stoke, when there might be a lot of long ball stuff. I've always thought of him as a good defender, but I do think we need another stopper. Why don't we buy Gallas as well?!! Light the blue touch paper... Yes, Lescott would be good, but I think that Nedum is heading for that. Pun intended. Possible future captain as well.
roy harper
28/07/2009 22:33:00
0
Welcome aboard Kolo.
fifthcolumnblue
28/07/2009 22:38:00
0
arsenal fans shouldn't think they'll get to spend of all it, they do have to pay of that ludicrously expensive stadium still
arthur7171
29/07/2009 01:14:00
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