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Toure eyes City FA Cup success

2017-04-12 13:26
Yaya Toure (Getty)

Cape Town - Yaya Toure has resigned himself to success in the FA Cup this year after Manchester City saw their league and European hopes dashed.

With City seemingly out of the title race, a massive 14 points behind runaway leaders Chelsea, in fourth place, and still coming to terms with their Champions League exit, the FA Cup is the club's only hope of silverware this term.

Toure's future at the club is uncertain, and after seven years of service he wants to go out with at least some success.

The Ivorian was the match winner when City last won the competition in 2011, beating Stoke City.

Standing in the way of Pep Guardiola's side, in a semi-final match, is an Arsenal in free-fall.

And speaking ahead of his side's league match with Southampton on Saturday, he told the club's official website: "I want to win trophies. I hope we can lift something for us and the fans this year.

"All this year, we have been fighting for something. I hope this year we can make it again. 

"The FA Cup is a big target for us this year and we are looking forward to it.

"I'm the type of player that always wants to win. In football, sometimes you can lose or draw. We want to always be at the top but we want to keep on going.

"First of all, we have Southampton [in the Premier League on Saturday] and then we will see what happens."

If City beat Arsenal, they will play one of Chelsea or Tottenham in the final.

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