Yaya Toure – 7: Bossed the midfield. Continually looked to prompt his team and credited with an assist for Nasir’s goal. Another who deserved his standing ovation on being substituted with the game and title won.

Yaya Toure denies wanting Manchester City exit over birthday treatment but admits 'everything my agent said was true'

Toure's agent has claimed that he wants to leave due to the club treating him poorly on his birthday

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Manchester City continue global expansion after they purchase minority share in Japanese J0League club Yokohama F Marinos

City already own shares in New York City FC and Melbourne Heart and have taken their first steps into investing in Asian football

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Liverpool's seeding in Pot 3 for next season's Champions League means they face a testing draw when the groups are announced in September

Yaya Toure could leave Manchester City in the summer, claims his agent

Yaya Toure could leave Manchester City because club did not recognise his 31st birthday

Toure's agent Dimitry Seluk has claimed talk of a summer transfer is 'not a question of money of contract' but because an Abu Dhabi party clashed with Toure's

Bacary Sagna looks to have played his last game for Arsenal

Bacary Sagna set to finalise talks over Manchester City move less than 48 hours after FA Cup victory

Sagna is out of contract this summer and is expected to move to City with reports of a £150,000-a-week offer on the table

Samir Nasri has been left out of France's World Cup squad

Samir Nasri girlfriend Anara Atanes in hot water with France over Twitter rant

Anara Atanes hit out after her boyfriend was not picked for the French World Cup squad

World Cup 2014: Samir Nasri to consider quitting international football after Manchester City midfielder left out of France squad for second straight World Cup

Nasri has been integral to City's Premier League and League Cup success and admits he will need some time away from the game to consider his international future

Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez celebrate during Liverpool's game with Norwich

Liverpool earn most from Premier League - despite finishing behind Manchester City

All teams see sharp rise in payments from last season

Samir Nasri has been left out of France's World Cup squad

Samir Nasri girlfriend Anara Atanes says '**** France' in scathing attack on Didier Deschamps

Manchester City playmaker's other half took the news that he was not included in the French World Cup squad worse than he did

Martin Demichelis endured a tough start at Manchester City but improved towards the end of the season
Ashley Cole, Rio Ferdinand and Bacary Sagna

Transfer analysis: The 10 best free agents on the market this summer

A host of big-name players’ deals are up. Some are desperate to stay, others have cleared their lockers. Jack Pitt-Brooke looks at where they might be in August

Fernando Torres, who has been in and out of the Spain squad, scored on the last day of the season

World Cup 2014: Fernando Torres and Juan Mata included in Spain squad

David De Gea, Cesar Azpilicueta, Santi Cazorla, David Silva, Jesus Navas and Alvaro Negredo are also picked from the Premier League

Premier League title: Mike Summerbee admits Manchester City will never take success for granted - but title triumph is 'start of something special'

City great says it is a privilege to see the side play each week but club will never take success lightly

Thousands of fans turned out for Manchester City’s open-topped bus victory parade yesterday

Manchester City foreign legion good for our game, says James Milner

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