Yaya Toure picks his best 5-a-side - and doesn't include any Man City players

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Yaya Toure has played alongside some fantastic talent throughout his illustrious career, but he's made it very clear where he enjoyed playing the most. 

Toure was asked by Manchester City's official Youtube channel to name his perfect 5-a-side from his current and former team-mates, but in a sly dig at the club he is tipped to leave this summer, he managed to overlook all of his Citizen colleagues. 

Leading with a surprise choice in Jean-Jacques Tizié, the Ivory Coast goalkeeper, Toure then proceeded to fill all his choices with Barcelona players, opting for Carles Puyol, Rafael Márquez, Samuel Eto'o, and of course, Lionel Messi. 


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Admittedly, Toure has had some unbelievable teammates in his time, but he could have selected at least one City player for good measure. 

Troubled Toure

But things have not always been easy for the Ivorian at the Etihad stadium. Only this month, his agent slammed City for their reluctance to offer the midfield talisman a new deal. 

Watch Toure's 5-a-side selection here:

Kevin de Bruyne appears to be enjoying his time in Manchester slightly more than Toure, as his 5-a-side included no less than three Sky Blues. 

Joe Hart, Vincent Kompany, and Sergio Aguero were all selected by de Bruyne, who has himself been lighting up the Premier League since his return from injury. 

Praise for Dembele

However, he named Tottenham and Belgium's Moussa Dembele as the man who would make the best 5-a-side player in the world. The Spurs midfielder is finally getting some of the recognition he deserves after playing a key role in the Lilywhites' title challenge.

See De Bruyne's picks here:

Hart, meanwhile, showed what he is capable of with a point-blank save from Real Madrid's Pepe in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final, which ended goalless. Manuel Pellegrini's side travel to the Bernabeu next week hoping to reach

Manuel Pellegrini's side travel to the Bernabeu next week hoping to reach their first ever final, but they could probably do with working on Toure's team spirit if he's to play a role in getting them there. 

Who would make your dream 5-a-side team? Have your say in the comments. 

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