Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has revealed that Swansea City are interested in signing him this month.
Senegal international striker Cisse has been affected by injuries so far this season, but he has still scored nine goals and created three chances in 13 Premier League appearances, while having a pass accuracy of 80% and a shot accuracy of 67%.
Swansea are reportedly looking for a striker as Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony appears to be on his way to defending Premier League champions Manchester City.
It now seems that the Welsh outfit are keen on signing Cisse, who has himself revealed that the Swans want his services in the January transfer window.
“We are speaking with a number of clubs, Swansea and others,” The Sun quotes the 29-year-old as saying.
Cisse does not say if he wants to leave Newcastle for Swansea this month, but the fact that talks have started taking place suggest that the interest is mutual.
The former Freiburg striker has a good record in the Premier League and will be a valuable addition to the Swansea team, who are currently above Newcastle in the Premier League table.
Newcastle may not like to part company with their top scorer this season, but the Magpies have been proven to be not averse to selling key players of the team.
If Newcastle do sell Cisse, then it will be interesting to see who they sign to replace him.