Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh has admitted he would rather sign for Tottenham Hotspur than Sunderland in the summer. The 25-year-old has netted 10 times in 34 Ligue 1 appearances this season and has earned 50 caps for Morocco, scoring 15 goals. And amid speculation that Chamakh could soon be the subject of bids from abroad, the forward was keen to stress that while he feels he is not yet ready to join a European heavyweight such as Manchester United, a move to White Hart Lane to develop his game would be far more appealing. “My contract ends in one year and I’d like to leave with a French championship title with Bordeaux," he told L’Equipe. "If I leave it’ll be abroad or nothing. I am going to give priority to England. “That’s the league I appreciate the most. Even if I would give everything to play for teams such as Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal, I don’t dream. I am not crazy. “If I manage to join a team like these ones, it would be a miracle. I am not greedy but I rather aim for a club, which sits just below the Big Four. "To be clear, a team like Tottenham could interest me but not Sunderland.” SPURS FANS! Check FourFourTwo.com’s ever-expanding interviews archive for more stuff to read: Web Exclusives Les Ferdinand, Paul Gascoigne, Gary Lineker, Glenn Hoddle, Frederic Kanoute One on One Paul Gascoigne, Les Ferdinand, Ossie Ardiles Boy's A Bit Special Chris Gunter, John Bostock Ask A Silly Question Garth Crooks Perfect XI Ossie Ardiles My Secret Vice Neil Ruddock Plus! Martin Peters on Weekend Wonders and Spurs on Talentspotter
22 April 2009
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