Kolo Toure becomes technical assistant at Celtic

Kolo Toure becomes technical assistant at Celtic

- Kolo Toure has become a techincal assistant with Celtic

- The defender retired after making 17 appearance last season

- Toure played for Arsenal, Liverool, Manchester City and Celtic

Kolo Toure has retired from football to become a technical assistant at Celtic.

The 36-year-old Arsenal and Ivory Coast legend says he "couldn't be happier" after returning to join the Scottish club's coaching staff.

Kolo Toure rejoins Celtic as technical assistant after ending playing career

Kolo Toure rejoins Celtic a as technical assistant. Photo: Squawka

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Toure made 17 appearances for Celtic last season before ending his playing career to focus on coaching.

"This is a new chapter in my career, a new beginning. The football is over now," Toure told the Celtic website.

"I can officially say I am retired from playing and now I am fully concentrating on coaching."

In his new role, the former Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City defender will be "supporting on all first-team coaching matters" and using his knowledge to assist Celtic's various youth levels.

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