Toure set for Liverpool move

  • Last Updated: June 9 2013, 13:04 BST

Liverpool have agreed a deal in principle to sign Manchester City defender Kolo Toure.

Kolo Toure: Will move to Liverpool on July 1
Kolo Toure: Will move to Liverpool on July 1

The centre-back will be registered as a Reds player when his current contract at the Etihad Stadium expires in the coming weeks and he will officially join the club on July 1.

Kolo Toure

4. Kolo Toure

Title Number
Appearances 10 (2)
Goals 0
Assists 0
Yellows 2
Reds 0
*Current Season

Manager Brendan Rodgers has turned to the 32-year-old in order to add some experience to his back four following the retirement of veteran Jamie Carragher.

Toure's vast wealth of Premier League experience, having joined Arsenal in 2002 before moving to City, provides an ideal stop-gap while the Reds boss looks for younger alternatives with greater potential.

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