Aliadiere hints at PSG
By Patrick Goss
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Arsenal's Jeremie Aliadiere would like to play for Paris Saint Germain.Jeremie Aliadiere has admitted that he would like to play for Paris Saint Germain, but only if he cannot earn himself a new contract at Arsenal.
The young striker has just over a year left on his current contract, but has yet to force his way into Arsene Wenger's usual starting line-up.
The 22-year-old has suffered with injuries in the past two seasons, but insists his first priority is earning himself a prolonged stay at Highbury - rather than looking to leave.
"Everyone knows that I love PSG, this is my club," he said in Le Parisien.
"There is a contact between PSG's sporting director Alain Roche and my agent. For now Roche said nothing could happen as they don't know yet who will be coaching PSG next season.
"Everything will depend on Arsene Wenger, I don't really want to leave Arsenal and my priority is to re-sign with them, but if this does not happen I really would like to join PSG. I am convinced I could be a success there.
"There are quite a lot of other teams who have expressed an interest including PSV Eindhoven and Ajax Amsterdam.
"All I want is to play regularly and prove to myself that I can play at a very high level from the start to the end of a season."
Wenger has warned Aliadiere that he must prove himself now at Highbury or he will have to move.
"Jeremie said that if he doesn't make it here, he wants to go back to Paris," said Wenger.
"I can completely understand that as it's make-or-break time for him now.
"He's been here for such a long time and he's now becoming impatient as he needs to play. If he doesn't play for us, he has to try somewhere else to play.
"I believe in him but every time he has come back from injury, he has got injured again. After a while, it's frustrating for him and us."