Dindane issues come and get me plea

Lens striker Aruna Dindane says he will only leave the Ligue 1 club for a Premier League outfit this summer.

The 28-year-old has netted 25 goals in 90 league appearances for the club - who won promotion to Ligue 1 last season - since arriving from Anderlecht in 2005.

His form has led to reports during the close-season linking him with a string of English sides, including Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Portsmouth and Stoke, as well as Monaco, Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain.

Lens president, Gervais Martel revealed on Tuesday that he is due to open talks with Pompey to try and thrash out a deal to take Dindane to Fratton Park before the transfer window slams shut at the end of the month.

And the Ivory Coast international - who has netted 14 times in 40 games for the Elephants - has announced that he will not leave the newly-promoted side for another Ligue 1 club, insisting he will only sign for a Premier League outfit.

"I want to play in the Premier League," he told skysports.com.

"My club want me to go to Monaco. For me, it's the Premier League or nothing.

"I'm 28 years old and it is my chance to go and play in the best league with full stadiums, not empty stadiums.

"They need to agree a fee with a Premier League club who has shown me they want me."

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