YASSINE TOURE OFFERED LEICESTER CITY DEAL
YassineToure has been offered a two-year scholarship deal at Leicester City after impressing club officials. Yassine is the son of Leicester City assistant manager KoloToure and the nephew of Manchester City legend Yaya Toure.
Leicester City youth player YassineToure is hoping to follow in the footsteps of KoloToure and Yaya Toure by becoming a Premier League player. KoloToure started his professional football career at ASEC Mimosas before signing for North London giants Arsenal where he became an established Premier League player. He was part of the historic Arsenal team that went through the entire Premier League season without a defeat on the way to winning the title in 2004. KoloToure went on to play for Manchester City and Liverpool before calling time on his professional football career at the end of his time with Scottish Premiership Celtic.
KoloToure went into coaching almost immediately at Celtic and he was part of the coaching staff under Brendan Rodgers. He followed the Northern Irishman from the Scottish Premiership outfit to Leicester City in the Premier League. The Ivorian is currently an assistant manager to Brendan Rodgers at Leicester City.
YassineToure is in good hands with the Leicester City Academy. The Leicester City Academy has a lot of success stories amongst the past and present Premier League players. The likesof Gary Lineker, Emile Heskey, Harvey Barnes, Luke Thomas, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall and Hamza Choudhury came through the Leicester City Academy before they went on to establish themselves in the Premier League.
Leicester City u-18 player YassineToure is a versatile attacking midfielder who's technically gifted. Also, he plays primarily on the wings. Yassine impressed club officials and he was given a two-year scholarship deal at the club as a result. He's yet to make his debut for the u-18 team.