Kolo Toure reveals what it was like playing in the Manchester City midfield with his brother Yaya and David “El Maestro” Silva.
Kolo Toure left Arsenal to join Manchester City as part of the new revolution that was taking place in the Blue half of Manchester.
He enjoyed lifting both an FA Cup and A Premier League title with the Cityzens to go with those he won as a Gunner.
Speaking to Stats Perform News he reveals what a joy it was to be surrounded by such players.
“We called him El Maestro, he’s a fantastic player, technically unbelievable. I loved to play with him, especially with Yaya.”
“All you had to do was pass them the ball. Yaya would come next to you, to get the ball, then Yaya would see David ahead and send the ball up quickly and the attack was on.”
He reveals Silva was not your regular combative midfielder, but more a tactical genius.
“David doesn’t go to fight, he looks for gaps, for space to play between lines to help players,” he explained. “He doesn’t look for fights, he doesn’t need that. He just looks to help players. It was an honour to play with him.”
Silva himself has acknowledged his “dream” time at the Etihad Stadium.