Yaya Toure aiming to make Manchester City fans proud next season

Yaya Touré interview

The midfielder is looking to help the fanbase forget a difficult campaign last year.

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has told the club’s official website the squad are aiming to make the fans proud next season.

City finished second last season as they lost their Premier League title to Jose Mourinho’s rampant Chelsea side.

Toure, meanwhile, has been linked with a move away from Manchester City this summer, as per the Manchester Evening News.

While second place is no mean feat, it was a disappointing campaign for Manuel Pellegrini’s side, who were also beaten comfortably by Barcelona in the Champions League and by lower-league opposition in the FA Cup and Capital One Cup.

And Toure says he and the rest of the players are aiming to make the fans proud next season.

"We have our targets and we want to make the fans and this club proud," he told mcfc.co.uk.

"Last season was disappointing by our own standards because we know we could have done better. We want to achieve something really big this year. We are looking forward to bouncing back very strongly."

A fiercely contested Premier League title 

If Manchester City are to win the title again next season, it will be difficult to say the least...

Champions Chelsea are unlikely to relinquish their crown easily, while the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United are likely to strengthen to try their hand at a Premier League title challenge.

Indeed, it may be that Manchester City will be forced to spend big once again so as to compete with their rivals, something they can now do of course given the restraints of Financial Fair Play have been somewhat lifted.

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