Barcelona interest is flattering, says Marseille defender N'Koulou

The Cameroon international has supposedly caught the attention of the Catalans, and feels honoured to have been linked with a move to Camp Nou
Olympique de Marseille defender Nicolas N'Koulou has admitted that he is flattered by Barcelona's reported interest in him.

The defender was recently linked with a move to the Camp Nou side, and although the 22-year-old wants to focus on OM for now, he feels honoured to be associated with the Champions League holders.

"Barcelona? Their interest is flattering," N'Koulou told to Canal+. "It's a good feeling that they are following me.

"I will look at what is best for me. I am still under contract here, and I am mainly thinking about the club's difficult situation at the moment."

The centre-back has a contract with Marseille until June 2015, and will not be available on the cheap in the summer transfer window.

N'Koulou joined Marseille from Monaco at the start of the 2011-12 campaign, and has since become an important first-team member at the Ligue 1 side.

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