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Kanoute to stay at Sevilla

June 18, 2011

Sevilla have confirmed that Frederic Kanoute has decided to stay with the club.

Frederic Kanoute
EmpicsFrederic Kanoute has decided his future lies with Sevilla

There had been speculation that the Kanoute, 33, might leave this summer after six years at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

However, Sevilla announced on Saturday that Kanoute, after being given some time to consider his future since the end of the season, has now committed himself to the club.

"Kanoute will continue at Sevilla. The striker, in a meeting with sporting director Monchi, has expressed his desire to continue at Sevilla, forming part of the project and fighting for the exciting objectives of next season," the club said on their website .

Sevilla, who recently installed Marcelino Garcia Toral as their new coach following the departure of Gregorio Manzano, finished fifth last season to secure themselves a Europa League berth.