Yaya says “Yeah, Yeah” to Barca

According to the Barca Web site – www.fcbarcelona.com – the 24 year-old Touré, who scored 5 goals in 27 league games with French side Monaco last season, passed the medical examination on Tuesday and has now signed a 4-year deal worth £1.5m (2.25 million euros) per year.

Interesting snippet: his number 17 shirt will have his name on the back as Touré Yaya, and he has asked that from now on he should be referred to in this way.