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Are these the best XI players that Kolo Toure has played with?

To celebrate Kolo Toure’s 34th birthday, we praise the much lauded centre-back.

A veteran of Arsenal’s Invincibles, Manchester City’s first Premier League win, and Liverpool’s near miss last season, the Ivorian international has played alongside some of the true Premier League greats.

From playing in a defence alongside Ashley Cole and Sol Campbell, to featuring in a team with Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling, Toure has had a wealth of fantastic teammates throughout his Premier League career.

He even played alongside the man considered the greatest ever Premier League player - Thierry Henry.

So, who should be in Toure’s best XI?

Samir Nasri or Dennis Bergkamp? Steven Gerrard or Gilberto Silva? Joe Hart or Jens Lehmann?

What about Vincent Kompany, who captained alongside Toure in City’s maiden Premier League triumph?

How about the role of striker? With Henry in his list of illustrious teammates, how can Sergio Aguero or Luis Suarez fit in the team, despite their obvious talents?

So, is this Toure’s best Premier League XI?

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