The Magpies are having a very poor 2015-16 Premier League campaign and are in real danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.
There have been suggestions that the Newcastle players are not trying enough, and that they do not care enough.
Sissoko, though, has made it perfectly clear that he and his teammates do care about the team and have not given up, a message that will certainly delight the fans.
“Some people think we don’t care if we lose,” the France international midfielder told The Chronicle. “They might see us the day after and put something on social media or something like that. But I can tell you that we all care about this situation.”
“If you want to do better in the next week, you have to move on after games,” added the former Toulouse star. “So you spend time with your family and try to take a short break before the next training. You have to forget for a while.”
Sissoko is one of the best players in the current Newcastle squad, but he has not been playing well for the Magpies this season.
The 26-year-old midfielder has created 53 chances in 31 Premier League appearances so far this campaign.
The Frenchman has a pass accuracy of 77% and a shot accuracy of 35%, and has won 46 headers, 70 dribbles and 40 tackles.