Kolo Toure is ready to show Arsene Wenger and Arsenal they made a mistake by selling him to Manchester City, when the defender lines up for Liverpool in their English Premier League clash on Saturday.
Kolo Toure says he has a point to prove aagainst Arsenal.
Toure was let go in 2009 by Arsenal, after the defender failed to get on with William Gallas - Wenger, no doubt, regrets his decision in choosing Gallas over Toure.
The Ivory Coast international did not have the best of times at City, but has been reincarnated at Liverpool by Brendan Rodgers after signing for the Reds on a free transfer in the summer.
Liverpool travel to Arsenal on Saturday in a top of the table match and Toure, who always finds it hard to hide his admiration for Wenger, will have a point or two to prove.
"I think it's going to be a great game for me to play," Toure told the ECHO. "I had some great times there and it was a big part of my life. Without Arsene, I wouldn't be here. He was the one who saw me.
"He's a fantastic manager and gave me my chance to play football in this country. But now is not the time to talk about him. He knows I've been talking about him all the time.
"It's always special to go back there but at the same time I want to show on Saturday that Arsenal made a mistake by letting me go.
"I'm going there to fight. I want to show them what I can do and help my team -- Liverpool -- to win. Right now I don't want to think about any of the good things that Arsene did for me as I'm focused on getting those three points."
Meanwhile, Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson believes defeating league leaders Arsenal will send out a message to their Premier League rivals that the Reds are here to compete for the title, and their great start is no flash in the pan.
"Confidence is very high at the minute," Henderson told the club's official website. "We've started the season very well, but there's still room for improvement and we're still going to push and try and become better as a team.
"So hopefully we can keep doing what we've been doing and we can go to the Emirates and get a good result. They're all tough games in the Premier League and Arsenal have been flying of late. But so have we, so I think it will be a good game to watch and hopefully we can get a good result.
"It would send out a message to the rest of the teams that we're here and we mean business. But I think the main focus is going there and playing like we have been."
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