Yaya Toure did not leave Manchester City on the best note after his scathing verbal attack on manager Pep Guardiola during an interview with France Football.
The midfielder accused the Spanish coach of not being supportive of African players, and as a result, plenty of City fans have altered their opinions of Toure.
The Ivory Coast international made it clear when he left the Etihad Stadium at the end of the season that he wanted to stay in the Premier League.
According to Foot Mercato, Toure has received approaches from West Ham United, Everton and Crystal Palace, but nothing has come of them.
With the season due to get underway on Friday, it looks as though the midfielder will be staying in limbo for a while.
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The explosive comments about Guardiola may not have done him any favours, but the Ivorian is still capable of doing a bit-part job for a team at the age of 35.
The midfielder has had plenty of success in England having won three league titles, and he contributed to those wins by scoring 59 goals and registering 35 assists.
On Twitter, some City fans posted their thoughts on Toure’s struggle.
This clown has tarnished his legacy in my eyes! Not a legend at all. Big mouth who’s miles past it. Cheers but good riddance
— Chris (@bardo_8) August 6, 2018
He’ll sign for united with 10 mins to spare in the transfer window.
— Tobiah Tayo Photography (@tobiahtayo) August 6, 2018
It is not surprising considering his ridiculous interview just after the contract expiration at City. No club management will like his personality.
— El Mago 21LVA (@21lvaKDB) August 6, 2018
The pep effect
— KDB (@northy200) August 6, 2018
It was clear all those Pep comments were going to hurt him. poorly advised (again) by his agent @dmitriseluk
— Nora (@Noramonora) August 6, 2018
Hopefully he will come to realise his agent is toxic!!
— 93:20 (@ppl65) August 6, 2018
He should just retire
— 4 days left (@Allessontiire) August 6, 2018
Wonder why 🙄 pic.twitter.com/5K1fBNzqOC
— 《MATT FITZ》 (@mancityfitz) August 6, 2018