City chairman, Khaldoon Al Mubarak yesterday also unveiled a mosaic next to the academy pitch which is now dedicated to the Ivorian midfielder.
The Ivory Coast star has been a pivotal figure in turning the Abu Dhabi vision into reality during his eight years at City, and he was given a fitting send-off on Wednesday night. All three City goals were set up by Leroy Sane.
Despite his legendary status, he has hardly figured under Pep Guardiola this season - and is looking to move to another Premier League club. "I just want to say thank you to Yaya". He is the only guy last season who finished his contract who we extended because I thought he could help us.
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After a severe drought, weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead. "The water has caused huge destruction of both life and property", said Lee Kinyajui, governor of Nakuru county.
And the 34-year-old departed knowing that he had finally played a part in a season in which multiple records have been broken.
Guardiola suggested City can get "a lot" better, and said of PFA Young Player of the Year Sane: "What I like the most with Leroy, seeing his outstanding performance today, was I had the feeling he can do better, and that is the best". 'I am really, really proud.
Manchester City delivered another attacking masterclass as they established a new top-flight points record with a 3-1 victory over Brighton at the Etihad Stadium.
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Club captain Vincent Kompany also paid tribute to his old friend who will go down in City folklore for his victor against United in the 2011 FA Cup semi-final and Stoke in the final that ended the club's 35-year wait for a trophy.
Yaya Toure insists Manchester City have everything in place to enjoy great success once again next season and long into the future. That is a winning team and the character this team have to have if you want to compete with Barcelona and Madrid, because they are the same.
"If anyone is going to be a legend at this Club, it's this man", Kompany said. He has longevity and talent, and to be there in the biggest moments.
Arsene Wenger uses Emirates swansong to wish Sir Alex Ferguson well
Manchester United star Juan Mata has urged his team-mates to "honour" Sir Alex Ferguson by winning the FA Cup this season. I understand that this is a special person. "I have to be honest, yesterday this news changed my day in a bad way.