Marseille ace Taiwo: Man City want to sign me

The Nigerian, who was named the Young African Player of the Year in 2006, has been linked with a move to the Premier League.

Taiwo said: “I know a lot of clubs, notably English ones, are following me.

“Manchester City? Yes, that is a club who would like me, like other clubs I have heard about here and there.

“But once again, it is up to the directors at Marseille to decide. I am very happy at Marseille.”