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Olympiacos boss Pedro Martins remains tight-lipped on a potential return for free agent Yaya Toure

Free agent Yaya Toure has been linked with a move back to Olympiacos after leaving Man City
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Olympiacos boss Pedro Martins remains tight-lipped on a potential return for free agent Yaya Toure

  • Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins has refused to comment on Yaya Toure links
  • Toure is a free agent after leaving Manchester City at the end of last season
  • The 35-year-old previously played for the Greek side for one season in 2005-06
  • He’s been linked with London club after cryptic tweets were posted by his agent

Press Association Sport Staff

Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins has refused to comment on speculation linking Yaya Toure with a return to the club.

Ivorian midfielder Toure, a free agent after leaving Manchester City at the end of the last season, is reportedly close to rejoining the Greek side.

The 35-year-old played for Olympiacos for one season in 2005-06 before moving on to Monaco, Barcelona and Premier League champions City.

Free agent Yaya Toure has been linked with a move back to Olympiacos after leaving Man City

Free agent Yaya Toure has been linked with a move back to Olympiacos after leaving Man City

Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins has refused to comment on links with Toure

Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins has refused to comment on links with Toure

Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins has refused to comment on links with Toure

Toure’s agent, Dimitry Seluk, has fuelled rumours about his client’s future with a series of cryptic tweets, including one which states the player has ‘passed a medical in London’ and is ‘close to signing a new contract’.

Martins, whose side face Burnley in the second leg of their Europa League qualifier on Thursday, remained tight-lipped about the situation at his pre-match press conference.

‘I have to remain concentrated on the group of players I have and not refer to players that do not belong to our group yet,’ said the Portuguese.

The 35-year-old previously played for the Greek side for one season in 2005-06

The 35-year-old previously played for the Greek side for one season in 2005-06

The 35-year-old previously played for the Greek side for one season in 2005-06

Olympiacos head to a Turf Moor with a 3-1 aggregate lead following last week’s first leg in Piraeus.

Despite the healthy advantage, Martins refused to admit his team were favourites to reach the group stage of the competition.

‘No, I do not accept this title because everyone knows how good Burnley can be in their stadium,’ he said.

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