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Brest chief Lorenzi: Why we turned down Man City great Yaya Toure

Manchester City legend Yaya Toure has seen a move to Brest fall through.

Brest sports director Gregory Lorenzi has confirmed they were considering recruiting the Ivorian midfielder.

"Yaya Touré was not necessarily what we were looking for. I discussed it with people who thought the idea was interesting because more people would talk about Brest," he told Telefoot.

"But with my coach in mind, I wondered if it would be easy to handle such a player in the locker room.

"With regard to the other players, it could have been complicated, so we preferred not to pursue it."

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