Marseille president Pape Diouf has declared his intention to keep Djibril Cisse at the Stade Velodrome next season.

The flamboyant striker, 25, has spent this season on loan at the Mediterranean club from Liverpool with a view to a permanent move.

Diouf told the club´s official website: "I think in spite of the problems Djibril has experienced, a lot of people would be happy if he was to remain with us, and I think he would be happy to remain with us."

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