Yaya Toure 'to arrive in London' ahead of planned Premier League move

By Mirror: Thursday, December 13th 2018 at 19:29 GMT +3 | Football
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Yaya Toure will arrive back in London later this week, and reportedly has his heart set on a move back to the Premier League.

Sky Sports News say that the 35-year-old Manchester City and Ivory Coast legend - who was granted British citizenship in August - has his family home in London, and has already turned down offers from the Chinese Super League and MLS.

Toure left Olympiakos 'by mutual agreement' this week after making just five appearances for the Greek giaints.

He was substituted in each of his three starts for the club, coming off at half-time of a shock defeat to OFI Crete.

The reasons for his departure are believed to centre around the club not being able to afford his pay-as-you-play deal as their budget came under financial restrictions.

The three-time Premier League winner left City in the summer after scoring 79 goals in 316 games for the club over eight seasons.

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His agent Dimitry Seluk sparked rumours of a London move in the summer prior to his switch to Greece, although later denied interest from both West Ham and Crystal Palace.

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