Report: Liverpool defender Kolo Toure offered China move

Liverpool's Kolo Toure during the press conference

The defender looks set to leave Liverpool this summer.

Liverpool's Kolo Toure during the press conference

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has been offered the chance to finish his career in China, reports the Sun.

The centre back looks set to leave Liverpool this summer, with his contract set to expire and no new deal looking likely at this stage.

He proved to be a useful asset for Reds manager Jurgen Klopp this past season as he stepped into the side when they lost Mamadou Sakho to a drug suspension.

Liverpool's manager Juergen Klopp and Martin Skrtel after the match

In fact, he even found himself higher up the pecking order than Martin Skrtel, who also looks set to leave Anfield this summer.

However, despite making 14 Premier League appearances in total, an extension is yet to be offered and an exit looks likely.

Liverpool's Kolo Toure in action with Villarreal's Cedric Bakambu

That has led to interest from China, with the Sun reporting that he has a lucrative offer to end his career in the Chinese Super League.

An influx of money into Chinese football has seen several stars head there on big wages in the last year, and the Ivorian could be the latest to join that list.

At 35, it could be a smart move too, with Toure likely to be forced down the divisions should he leave Liverpool as expected.

Chelsea's Bertrand Traore in action with Liverpool's Simon Mignolet and Kolo Toure

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