Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has decided to come out of international retirement after becoming frustrated by his lack of action at Manchester City.
The Ivorian announced his international retirement in September 2016 after making over 100 appearances for the Ivory Coast in more than a decade.
Toure, who was part of the Ivory Coast side which won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, confirmed his return on Twitter.
I love my country and am available for national team selection. I want to help the next generation and use my experience to make all Ivorians proud!! pic.twitter.com/2wOPZvj15f
— Yaya Touré (@YayaToure) December 26, 2017
The 34-year old’s agent, Dimitry Seluk also said the player was available for national team selection.
Yaya @YayaToure has decided to return to Ivory Coast national team. He wants to win another trophy with the Elephants of Ivory Coast.
— Dimitry Seluk (@dmitriseluk) December 26, 2017
Meanwhile, Seluk said that Yaya Toure will not leave Manchester City in January and is determined to become a three-time Premier League champion.