Steven N’zonzi has issued a come get me plea to interested clubs after revealing he wants to leave Sevilla.
The midfielder says he’s reached a point of no return at the club following a falling out with manager Eduardo Berizzo
N’zonzi has established himself as one of Europe’s leading forces in the defensive midfield position since leaving Stoke City in 2015.
N’zonzi, who excelled at Blackburn Rovers before moving to Stoke has not played a single minute of football since being substituted at half-time of his side’s 3-3 draw with Liverpool on November 21.
And the midfielder has revealed that he no longer sees a future in Seville.
‘The coach pointed the finger at me [at half-time of the Liverpool game]. I will not repeat it … but his words affected me,’ N’Zonzi told France Football (via Metro Sport).
‘Publicly, he said in future he would only select players who fit his vision for football. What does that mean?
‘Whether in a 4-3-3, 3-5-2 or any other formation, a player must adapt to what his coach demands and I have always done it.
‘The fact I was always professional despite the circumstances, that I always did my job, I found it unfair.
‘My future is clearly away from Seville. The only thing that disappoints me is the way it has ended.’
Arsenal have been leaking goals this season and their fans are crying out for a tough tackling, no-nonsense defensive minded player to anchor their midfield.
The Gunners could make a move for the Frenchman in the January transfer window. N’zonzi’s current deal expires in 2020, but having fallen out of favour with the manager, the transfer process could be smoother than first anticipated.
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