Payet admits he spurned ‘easy’ West Ham stay to ‘finish history’ with Marseille

first_imgDimitri Payet has lifted the lid on his decision to quit West Ham and rejoin Marseille in January 2017.The French schemer became an instant hit with the Hammers following a £10.7m move from Marseille in the summer of 2015. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update tense However things turned sour within just 18 months of his arrival and he seemingly downed tools in order to force through a move away.He later admitted he acted ‘like a d***head’ during that period but it ensured he could return to his former club in a £25million switch.And now Payet has opened up on why he felt the need to head back to Marseille so soon after joining West Ham. huge blow changes Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion 2 latest revealed predicted The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Most Popular Premier League Stories Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? SORRY Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury TOP WORK whoops 2 Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring for West Ham Payet is now captain at Marseille. He told L’Equipe: “I came back because I had this feeling: I had gone to West Ham without having finished my history with OM.“I knew where I would put my feet, that I would not be let go, that we would expect a lot from me.“I did not come back to be quiet, to be easy, otherwise I would have stayed in West Ham.” gameday cracker Since his return, Payet has played 57 times in Ligue 1, scoring 14 goals and being named club captain.He added: “The captaincy, I did not expect it, it is an additional responsibility.“I came back for this stadium, these supporters, this city, I showed that I will do everything for this club, including important sacrifices.“I fully identify with this club.”last_img read more

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