X

Saturday 21
April

Le Championnat

I miss France - Sissoko

13th January 2018, 15:01 by James Mason

Midfielder Moussa Sissoko has sparked doubts over his Tottenham future after saying he misses playing in France's top flight.

The France international spent six years in Toulouse's first-team ranks before joining Premier League outfit Newcastle United in January 2013 on a six-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

An impressive Euro 2016 campaign with Les Bleus led to a transfer for the 28-year-old from the Magpies to Spurs, the latter shelling out £30million on transfer deadline-day.

The midfielder is yet to really hit the heights since joining Tottenham and there have been reports suggesting the club are looking to part ways with the Frenchman this month.

Sissoko's comments have now added further strength to these claims after he revealed he does miss playing in Ligue 1.

Talking to SFR Sport, he said: "When I look at the French championship, yes I miss it a bit. It was where I started, I have a lot of friends who still play [in Ligue 1], I think it would be nice to play against them.

"But at the same time, I'm very happy to be here, it's [the Premier League] a championship I've always wanted to play in."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

More Le Championnat

Recent Sport Headlines

Match Previews

Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

20th April 2018, 22:47

Manchester United and Tottenham will meet in an FA Cup tie for the 11th time, with both teams having progressed five times each.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Gross delighted by first campaign in England

20th April 2018, 22:17

Pascal Gross said his first year at Brighton and Hove Albion couldn't have gone much better as he took the player-of-the-season award.

Match Previews

Manchester City v Swansea City

20th April 2018, 19:50

Swansea will be looking to spoil Manchester City’s party when they travel to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Match Previews

Stoke City v Burnley

20th April 2018, 19:41

Stoke will be looking to win their first match in 10 attempts when they host high-flying Burnley on Sunday.

Match Previews

Arsenal v West Ham United

20th April 2018, 19:30

Arsene Wenger will take charge of Arsenal for the first time since he revealed he will leave the club at the end of the season.

Huddersfield Town

Hoyle - Safe standing not a priority for Huddersfield

20th April 2018, 19:23

Huddersfield chairman Dean Hoyle insists the club will not be pushing for safe standing to be introduced in the Premier League.

Match Previews

Chelsea v Southampton

20th April 2018, 19:15

Southampton will look to take the pressure of their relegation scrap by reaching the FA Cup final ahead of Chelsea this weekend.

Liverpool

Klopp tempted to make alterations

20th April 2018, 19:02

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is considering his options ahead of Saturday's Premier League game against West Bromwich Albion.