Seattle Sounders closing in on ex-Liverpool striker Cisse

Reports in both Greece and Italy suggests that Djibril Cisse could be headed for MLS club Seattle Sounders.

Reports in both Greece and Italy suggests that Djibril Cisse could be headed for MLS club Seattle Sounders.

The 29-year old French striker is set to come out of contract with Greek club Panathinaikos and a departure is high on the cards.

Where the former Liverpool, Marseille and Sunderland man ends up is yet to be decided with Serie A club Lazio heavily interested whilst the Sounders continued to be linked.

But a recent report on Italian radio station Radio Mercato suggests that Seattle are prepared to pay a transfer fee of €8million ($USD11.5m), trumping what Lazio have so far offered.

The report came via Greek site MetroSport so the old lost in translation occurrence could well come into play here.

 
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