Cote d’ivoire and Manchester City Yaya Toure striker admittedly says Chelsea made a bid for him in 2005. It has been widely speculated that Toure is not in good terms with the Ivorian captain Didier Drogba but the player says he doesn’t know where those speculations are coming from because he has no problem with Drogba.
“I have never had quarrels with Didier, contrary to what some claimed,” Toure told a national paper. Yaya Toure revealed Didier Drogba tried to encourage him to join Chelsea but it couldn’t succeed beacause of one or two issues Yaya Toure has been a driving force behind City’s recent success. “Didier has been my long-time friend and will forever be my friend. He did everything possible for me to join Chelsea in 2005 and we have been close since then. Would your enemy ever want you to work with him in the same place?”
Toure then joined Monaco before enjoying a three-year spell with Barcelona.