Manchester City great Yaya Toure took in Liverpool training on Thursday in Austria.
Having received an invitation from Sadio Mane, Toure – who is now a coach at Russian side Akhmat Grozny – was pleased to accept and watched Liverpool’s workout in Saalfelden.
Talking to Liverpoolfc.com, Mane said: “I said, ‘Yaya, do you think it is the best idea to come to watch our training?!’ He said, ‘My friend, I’m coming there! Just ask your boss!’
“He is a very, very good guy and I have known him since 2004. He’s a good friend of mine so we always keep in touch and when he asked me if I can ask the boss whether he can come to watch training I said, ‘With pleasure’ and I think the boss was happy to have Yaya with us today to watch training and learn something because I wish him all the best.
“He wants to be a manager in the future and all the boys were happy to see him, to have a quick conversation with him and have a little bit of a talk about City and Liverpool. It was nice to meet him again.”