Cisse back in training
By Robin Hackett
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
France striker Djibril Cisse is close to returning to first-team action.
France striker Djibril Cisse is close to returning to first-team action after breaking his leg while playing for his country in June.
The 25-year-old striker, now on loan at Marseille, has completed his first full training session with his new team-mates after his arrival from Liverpool in the summer.
But l'OM boss Albert Emon wants to make sure the player is fully recovered before handing him his debut.
"Djibril has fully participated in his first training session," he told the club's official website.
"However, it is necessary to take care of his health and to ask him how he feels.
"The next few days will help us to see how the situation evolves.
"The next step will be an examination during the first week of December, which will show if he can play a match."
Meanwhile, Marseille have expressed an interest in France under-21 international Yoan Gouffran.
The attack-minded midfielder plays for Ligue 2 side Caen and has scored five goals already this season.
"We are following him very closely," said chairman Pape Diouf.