Manchester City footballer charged with drink driving

Manchester City footballer Yaya Toure has been charged with drink driving.

Yaya Toure, picture; Getty

Police said that the 33-year-old Ivorian international was stopped in Dagenham on Monday night and charged the following day.

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Toure, of Macclesfield, Cheshire, was bailed and is due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on December 13.

The midfielder came on as a substitute in Manchester City’s 3-1 defeat at home to Chelsea on Saturday.