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I want a challenge in the Premier League again – Cisse

Thu 15 July 2021 | 10:36

Former Newcastle striker, Papiss Cisse, feels ready to take on another challenge in the Premier League.

Papiss Cisse

, who joined Newcastle United from SC Freiburg in 2012 and played a major role in the Magpies’ Europa League qualification in his first season, insists he is ready to test himself once again in the Premier League.

Cisse last played for Fenerbahce where he managed to score 5 goals in his 28 appearances for the Turkish giants, however, with his contract being expired on July 1, the 36-year-old striker has decided to start a new chapter in his journey.

In an interview with

Sky Sports News

, the Senegalese striker said:  

"I feel good, I feel great and I'm ready to play football again in England.

"I want to come back to stay with my family and it was a long time out and the kids, they are growing up.

"I want a challenge in the Premier League again. Everything happens in my mind and in my body how I work hard and I know it is a tough league. For me, that is no problem and I've got to be ready for it."

He added:

"I was fed up last year, I still have one year left but I don't want to go back there. I am free and I want to come back to the Premier League to challenge again.

"For my ambition, I want to come back to England and be close with my family as well."


source: SportMob