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Yaya Toure gets heroic reception on Olympiacos return – football news

Olympiacos’ faithful have given Cote d’Ivoire’s Yaya Toure a heroic reception having arrived on a free transfer.

Having fallen down the pecking order at Manchester City, the midfielder left English champions at the end of last season. And has returned to the Greek Super League side .

The Ivorian midfielder was given a kingly reception by the club’s fans, following his arrival at the Karaiskakis Stadium.

 
 
 
 
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Oe oe oe oe Yayaaaa Toureeeee! #olympiacos #YayaToure

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Also, Toure has made known his reasons behind snubbing offers from other clubs over the summer for his former employer.

“It is an honour to be back at Olympiacos! When I left in 2006 I said I would come back and I am delighted to keep my word. I had offers from lots of clubs across Europe, Asia and the USA. Ultimately, I made my decision based on the special relationship I have with this incredible club,” Toure told club website .

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“I am as hungry for success now as I was when I first arrived here many years ago and I cannot wait to help the club win the trophies the great fans of Olympiacos deserve.

“It is now time to let my football do the talking once again. Let’s do this,” he said.

Toure will be looking forward to proving his worth when Olympiacos slug it out with Asteras Tripolis at the Stadio Georgios Karaiskaki on September 14.

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