Friday, April 19, 2019

Yaya Toure receives rousing welcome on return to Olympiacos after 12 years

Yaya Toure receives rousing welcome

Yaya Toure receives rousing welcome

Yaya Toure, former Manchester City star, received a rousing welcome as he returns to Olympiacos 12 years after leaving the Greek club.

Toure who last played for Olympiacos in the 2005-06 season has been a free agent since leaving Premier League champions, Manchester City, in the summer.

The 35-year-old Ivorian midfielder was unveiled to the fans at the Karaskaikis Stadium on Sunday before Olympiacos thrashed Giannena 5-0 in the Greek league.

On going back to his former club, Toure wrote on his website: ‘I cannot wait to help the club win the trophies the great fans of Olympiacos deserve.’ According to Greek sports website Sport24,  Toure will be paid £2.2million for one season, plus £1.8m as a signing-on bonus.

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