Newcastle United are planning on keeping Moussa Sissoko at the club this summer, according to a report in the Chronicle.
Sissoko has been linked with some of the Premier League's biggest sides in recent times, per the Chronicle, but the French midfielder has apparently told the Magpies that he is satisfied with staying at St. James' Park.
Although Newcastle had a poor season this year, there is hope that they will finally start to show ambition next year and keeping Sissoko would be an indication of that.
Newcastle have been guilty of cashing in on their best players over recent years, but they are apparently determined to fend off interest for Sissoko.
The report states that the North East outfit want to make the 25-year-old the man that they build their new look team around, and they feel that by keeping him their chances of progressing are increased.
Sissoko possesses a great amount of power and strength and he is the standout player in their squad at this moment in time.
To keep the French international for the long-term, Newcastle realise that they will need to break into Europe, but they believe that he will be happy staying for the moment.