- Yaya Toure last played professional football for Chinese side Qingdao Huanghai
- The 37-year-old was spotted training with London League Two outfit Leyton Orient on Friday, July 24
- Yaya Toure is however looking for a new club and is only training with Leyton Orient due to restrictions on travel
League Two outfit Leyton Orient could not help but exhibit some excitement at having Premier League legend Yaya Toure turned up to train with the club.
After a fairly turbulent season summed up with a mid-table finish, Leyton were happy to be associated with some class, at least temporarily, after ex-Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure was spotted training with them.
The 37-year old, whose last played professional football in China with Qingdao Huanghai, trained with Leyton Orient, as he aims to find a new club for next season.
Orient fans, who might have had their hopes up after having the midfielder train with them will be disappointed to learn that he is only training at the club’s grounds purely for fitness.
As soon as travel restrictions are off, Toure will be out seeking a new club.
However, Leyton Orient still snapped at the chance to wind the internet up as they shared Toure’s photo in training with the caption, “League Two isn’t ready”.
Within the first hour, the photo had garnered more than 800 retweets and 1500 likes.
For the fans, it is obviously quite a heart throbbing thought to think of having a Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League winner in their team.
Toure, before joining the Premier League, won titles in Spain with Barcelona where he also worked under Pep Guardiola briefly.
On international level, the towering figure led Ivory Coast to a famous Africa Cup of Nations triumph in 2015.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho ran into former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Kolo Toure who has added weight since he retired from active football.
During their chit-chat before the game, Mourinho noticed the Leicester City assistant manager was already having a protruded stomach at the pitchside.
The former Manchester United boss, though, inaudible, but appeared to be telling Brendan Rodgers about his assistant's belly while they laughed it off before the game.
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