Yaya Toure in shock Arsenal move

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The midfielder has been a free agent since leaving Manchester City at the end of last season.

As fans started speculating over Toure's potential destination, Seluk responded, saying first "It's not West Ham, 100%" and then "It's not Crystal Palace, 100%".

On Monday night, his agent, Dimitri Seluk, wrote on Twitter that his client was close to signing for a new club after passing a medical "in London".

"Yaya Touré has passed a medical in London", he wrote.

Could Yaya Toure be on his way to Chelsea?

Toure, who won three Premier League titles, two League Cups and one FA Cup in his time at City, fell out of favour under Pep Guardiola, starting only one league game in his final season at the club.

He made a total of 316 appearances in all competitions for the Citizens, scoring 79 goals and winning a total of six trophies.

Manuel Pellegrini has revealed that he rejected the opportunity to sign former Manchester City star Yaya Toure this summer following the Ivorian's departure from the Etihad Stadium.

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'Yaya is a champion.

"I spoke with Yaya".

"We needed money to bring in players in other positions so we explained to Yaya clearly why he can not come here".

"He wanted to, but unfortunately, that position was covered here".

Sky Sports says negotiations are continuing between Olympiakos and Toure, following his release from Manchester City this summer.

'I suppose West Ham was one option.

Seluk added fuel to the rumour mill once more by congratulating Toure on gaining British citizenship - something that may be needed for him to secure a move to Olympiakos to comply with Greek Super League rules.

Toure has played for Barcelona in the years that the Cartalan club swept domestic, continental and global trophies.

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