Toure revealed he almost joined Inter ahead of Barcelona in 2007.
“I was offered the chance to go to Inter when I was at Monaco,” he told Extra Time.
“(Roberto) Mancini followed me from 2007, and wanted me in Milan, but I chose Barcelona instead because it was always my dream to play for them.
“Mancini helped me a lot when I arrived in England. He taught me so much and is one of my best friends in football.”
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