The representative of Yaya Toure has indicated that the midfielder was never close to joining West Ham United. The former Manchester City star was heavily tipped to join the Hammers after being available as a free agent but manager Manuel Pellegrini publicly confirmed that the club won’t be lodging an offer.
Despite this, there had been constant speculation linking Toure to West Ham after he acquired the British Citizenship but Seluk has now appeared to aim a dig at the Hammers by citing that they were not big enough to meet his expectations, he said: “Now about England. As I wrote on Twitter, Yaya recently became a citizen of Great Britain. His stay in Manchester City is still so fresh in the memory that it would be difficult to move to some other club.