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Tottenham target Taiwo to remain with Marseille

Nigerian international Taye Taiwo is set to remain with French Ligue 1 club Marseille.

Les Phoceens president Jean-Claude Dassier insists that the 25-year old left-back will not be leaving the Stade Velodrome this summer despite interest from Tottenham.

"It's done. He's staying with Marseille. He's a top player and he should be staying here," said Dassier.

"I don't know if the old president promised that he could leave, but that's not me."

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