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The Frenchman has also been linked with a move to Tottenham is keen to return to the Premier League should he depart the Santiago Bernabeu over the summer

Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra has confirmed he would only leave the Spanish giants for a return to the Premier League.

The French international has been linked with a move back to England with Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham reported to be interested in the former Portsmouth man and he has refused to rule out a move.
 
“If I have to leave Madrid then it is only for the Premier League," he told skysports.com.

“I loved my time there, specially my last year [at Portsmouth] before Madrid, as I won the FA Cup.”

The 26-year-old joined Real Madrid in 2009 but has struggled to establish himself in their starting line-up.

However he admits leaving would be a step down as he feels his already at the biggest club on the planet.

"But I am at Real Madrid, the greatest club in the world," he added.

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