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Ex-Arsenal centre again Kolo Toure burst out laughing after listening to former team-mate Ray Parlour’s story of the defender’s notorious trial with the Gunners.
Toure was a key a part of the Arsenal aspect from 2002 to 2009, after becoming a member of the Gunners following a profitable trial from Ivorian aspect ASEC Mimosas in a £150,000 deal.
The defender’s trial has turn into legendary with Parlour beforehand recounting how Arsenal gamers had been left shocked by Toure taking out stars Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp in coaching.
His woes continued when he was claimed to have two-footed then Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.
‘We had massive video games developing, and with Henry and Bergkamp out, we couldn’t win the league, easy as that… and we had a trialist kick them,’ Parlour mentioned on talkSPORT.
Kolo Toure laughed after listening to the story of how he tackled Arsene Wenger throughout his trial
Toure was signed after his notorious trial and have become a key a part of Arsenal’s defence
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‘So anyway, the following ball goes in, and Toure makes a very good interception.
‘The ball spins up, after which he follows the ball; the ball lands proper at Arsene Wenger’s ft. Boof, he takes him out.’
Toure noticed the humorous aspect of Parlour’s retelling of the story as he listened in on talkSPORT with the now 42-year-old admitting he enthusiasm had bought the higher of him.
He admitted that his need to grab his alternative to play for the Gunners and play along with his idols had contributed to his chaotic trial.
‘I used to be so enthusiastic, I couldn’t consider I used to be coaching with these guys,’ Toure mentioned.
‘I used to be coming there and taking part in with individuals who have been my idols, and when the sport began, I needed to point out individuals what I used to be able to doing.
‘I used to be making an attempt to sort out every thing I may, together with the supervisor.’
Wenger beforehand confirmed that he had suffered an ankle harm after being tackled by Toure
Wenger had beforehand confirmed that Parlour’s story was true, with the Frenchman confirming he had injured his ankle when being tackled by Toure.
The previous Arsenal supervisor claimed he took the choice to signal Toure the next day after being gained over by his need.
It proved to be a superb choice as Toure grew to become a part of Arsenal’s Invincibles aspect throughout the 2003/04 season, the final time the Gunners gained the Premier League.
He ultimately left after making 326 appearances for the membership and claiming two FA Cups with the membership, earlier than profitable a second Premier League title with Man Metropolis in 2012.
Toure has launched into a training profession since his retirement, working alongside Brendan Rodgers at Celtic and Leicester.
His first managerial put up was a brief lived spell at Wigan final 12 months, with Toure failing to win any of his 9 matches accountable for the Latics.
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