Yaya Toure to Inter Milan: Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini CONFIRMS his plan to sign midfielder in summer

Mancini managed Toure at City between 2010 and 2013,

Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini has today confirmed that he plans to raid his former team Manchester City and sign their captain Yaya Toure in the summer.

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"Yaya is one of the strongest players in the world," Mancini, who managed Toure at City between 2010 and 2013, told Italian newspaper Il Giornale. "He still is.

"He has played in so many teams. He has been in leagues in Belgium, Russia, Spain and England. Italy is the one missing. This could be the right opportunity for him to come and try.

"We are building a team. There are players that change the look of a team, and Yaya is one of them.

"Next year we could try. We need to bring three champions, and we will see that we will be ready to fight for the Scudetto."

The Nerazzurri are 10th in Serie A, 23 points adrift of leaders Juventus.