Former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse confirms one-month deal at club on Reunion island

The French international will play for JS Saint-Pierroise in September.

In May 2004 Liverpool confirmed they would be signing French international striker Djibril Cisse from Auxerre. The fee was reported by Sky Sports to be in the £14 million region and had been brokered by Gerard Houllier, who had just left the club.

11 years on and Cisse is on the move again. After previously stating he would be retiring this summer it looks like he will be going into semi-retirement, on the island of Reunion.

He posted this message earlier today - as he looks set to sign some form of deal with JS Saint-Pierroise on the French overseas department of Reunion, which is located east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.


A bientot mes amis de l ile de la reunion #jeunessesportivesaintpierroise#jssp

A photo posted by cisse mc djib (@mc_djib) on

The club, whose players include former Celtic winger Didier Agathe, is certainly a distant cry from some of his previous ventures.

He has left Bastia this summer after a disappointing campaign at the club, in what has been a rather disappointing career.

He has suffered two horrific leg breaks during that time which have undoubtedly damaged his chances of living up to his raw ability.

Now he looks set to enjoy his twilight years playing no fuss football on a paradise island after agreeing a one month deal to play with the club throughout September.

Now that's how you retire with style.

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