Select a Team

Prev Game: Coupe de France Thu 11th Feb

prev game - Marseille
team 1 score team 2
Trélissac 0 - 2 Marseille

Next Game: French Ligue 1 Sun 14th Feb

next game - Marseille
team 1 score team 2
Nice 20:00 Marseille

Cisse back in training

By Laurent Picard.   Last Updated: 20/10/06 4:04pm

  • Share:

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Marseille were handed a boost ahead of their crunch Ligue 1 tie against Lyon by the return to training of striker Djibril Cisse.

The 24-year-old moved to the Stade Velodrome on a season-long loan deal from Liverpool in July but has been sidelined by injury since his arrival in France.

Cisse broke his leg in a World Cup warm up match against China but the injury did not stop his loan move to Marseille.

He had originally targeted a return to action in the top-of-the-table clash against l'OL this weekend but is still some way off match fitness.

The former Auxerre striker has now taken the next step on his road to recovery and the sight of him on the Marseille training ground will have pleased the l'OM fans.

"There was a little event at La Commanderie today," an announcement said on the club's official website.

"More than the preparation for the big match Marseille versus Lyon, Djibril Cisse had his first training session.

"The number nine was on the training ground for the first time, he ran a little and touched the ball.

"He is coming back slowly to avoid risks."


Related Profiles

Most Popular


Top 100 players of 2015: 100-1

Top 100 players of 2015: 100-1

Sky Sports counts down the complete top 100 players of 2015, as ranked by

Who is Martial?

Who is Martial?

What you need to know about Monaco’s Anthony Martial following his move to Manchester United.

Who is Clinton Njie?

Who is Clinton Njie?

All you need to know about Clinton Njie, the Lyon forward who has joined Tottenham on a five-year deal.