Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure set for return to former club despite 'medical in London'

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Toure, 35, endured himself as a world-class performer during his time in the Premier League and ended his eight-year spell with Manchester City with a third league title.

And since his exit, the Ivorian's agent has flirted with the idea of remaining at an elite English club.

Thus, when his recent tweet surfaced, claiming his client completed a medical in the capital city, fans went into overdrive speculating his next move.

However, the Daily Mail and ESPN have both revealed the towering midfielder will rejoin Greek giants Olympiacos, whom he represented back in the 2005/06 season.

Toure spent one season at the Super League side before stints at AS Monaco and FC Barcelona lead to his Citizens switch in 2011,