However, this afternoon Marsh tweeted:
Ask yourselves this. Why would YaYa dash to deny a rumour from an old man sitting in Starbucks in Florida?— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) November 13, 2013
It prompted this response from Toure:
@RodneyMarsh10 Out of respect for my fans and my club!! How can I be unhappy when i get so much love and respect from everyone in city?— yaya toure (@Toure_yaya42) November 13, 2013
Toure joined City from Spanish side Barcelona in the summer of 2010.