Toure receives rousing welcome as he returned to Olympiakos

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Former Manchester City and Barcelona star, Yaya Toure, has received a rousing welcome at Olympiacos, the Greek club he left 12 years ago.

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.

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

According to Greek sports website Sport24,  Toure will be paid £2.2million for one season, plus £1.8m as a signing-on bonus

On going back to his former club, he wrote on his website: ‘I cannot wait to help the club win the trophies the great fans of Olympiacos deserve.’ 

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