â€śSerie A is one of the best Leagues in the world, so Iâ€™m eager to discover it and test myself against Europeâ€™s top defences,â€ť he told Lâ€™Equipe.
â€śWe will have a super squad at Lazio and this new experience is a great challenge for me. Iâ€™ll be taking on some stronger defences than I am accustomed to, so Iâ€™m curious to see how I do.â€ť
CissĂ¨ was a mainstay of the France side, but has fallen out of favour despite a strong scoring record at Panathinaikos.
â€śI had two excellent campaigns in Greece, but evidently that was not enough. I know how good I am and what I want.
â€śIâ€™m not dead yet for France. Laurent Blanc knows Serie A well and he wants strikers who can score in the top Leagues. Iâ€™m here at Lazio to win back my place in the France squad.â€ť