Arsenal and Newcastle target refuses to rule out move

Mathieu Valbuena (Marseille)Arsenal and Newcastle target Mathieu Valbuena has opened the door for a summer move away from Marseille by claiming that he is unsure about his future.

The French international has been linked with the Premier League duo for some time, following a series of impressive Ligue 1 performances.

Marseille enjoyed a successful 2012/13 season, finishing runners up in the top flight to Paris Saint-Germain and in the process, booking a spot in the Champions League.

Although this achievement has seen his contract automatically extended, Valbuena says that he doesn’t know where he will be at the end of the summer months.

“My contract has been automatically prolonged for one season due to Champions League qualification,” he is quoted by Sky Sports.

“But we will see what happens in the summer.”

However, the attacking midfielder went on to claim that he is happy in the south of France, but that he is keen to play for a team capable of competing for major honours.

“I know what I have at Marseille, and what I owe the club.

“I hope to play in an ambitious and competitive team.”

Valbuena was an ever-present for L’OM last term, registering three goals and 12 assists in the league.

Newcastle and Arsenal fans, would Mathieu Valbuena add another dimension to your squads? Or would you rather see other players coming in?

Let us know your thoughts below!

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