Crystal Palace’s Mamadou Sakho has cast fresh doubt over his Selhurst Park future.

There were rumours at the beginning of the season regarding the 29-year-old's future after he suggested he wanted to play Champions League football and earn a re-call to Didier Deschamps French squad.

The January transfer window came and went and the 2017, £26million singing from Liverpool remained, but with the rumour-mill soon to be kicked into overdrive, his recent comments on French football magazine show Telefoot will surely stoke up interest from potential suitors.

“I am enjoying myself at Crystal Palace, but in life you never know what will happen tomorrow," said Sakho.

“I am not especially thinking about EURO 2020 but everyone who knows me knows that I am ambitious.

“The best thing for a player is to start in Ligue 2, Ligue 1, then the Champions’ League and the national team.”

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The Frenchman has not played since tearing his meniscus in the 4-1 win at Leicester on February 23 and although Roy Hodgson never ruled out his return before the season’s end, it seems the defender has made the decision for him.

Forming a central defensive partnership with James Tomkins, Sakho had been a stand-out performer for Hodgson before injury struck.

“I will be back to play in mid-June, and in July the lion will be back!” he said whislt undergoing physiotherapy in Dubai.

“I’ve been lucky and my meniscus is fully repaired.”


On a return to the current World Cup winning squad Sakho said:

“Many people may have thought that 'Mamad' was buried or forgotten but in my head this was not the case.

“Of course I still have the France team in sight.

“If I was reminded, it's because the France team has an eye on me too.”

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