Moussa Sissoko's response when asked if he will leave Newcastle in January

Newcastle star Moussa Sissoko has addressed a potential January exit from St James' Park.

Sissoko has been one of Newcastle’s best performing players throughout their ongoing Premier League struggles, and he has spoken about a potential January departure from St James’ Park in an interview with Canal+.

When asked whether he would leave in January, Sissoko said: “Many things can happen. I leave my uncle, who’s my agent, to deal with all that. I’m just trying to do my best this season with Newcastle.”

Since moving to Newcastle in 2013, 26-year-old Sissoko has established himself as a real Premier League star, often dragged down by his less impressive teammates.

He has undoubted ability, and many suggest that he should be playing for a Champions League side, rather than one struggling for their top flight survival.

With his consistently impressive performances, Sissoko is frequently linked with a move away from Tyneside, with Tottenham and Arsenal two sides said to always be looking at him.

The two North London rivals, as well as Chelsea, were all reportedly planning a summer move for Sissoko back in July, according to the Telegraph, although nothing came about as the Magpies completed a major restructuring program, and looked to be moving upwards in the Premier League.

However, that has not happened, and after eight games, Sissoko and his teammates sit in last place in the top flight.

This is not where Sissoko wants to be if he is to earn international recognition, and a call up for Didier Deschamps’ France squad is his main aim this season, with Euro 2016 being held in his homeland.

Sissoko failed to rule out a move away from St James’ Park in January, and although he is currently focused on his spell with the Magpies, it would be no surprise to see the midfielder leave when the transfer window opens in a few months.

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