Cisse to put emotion aside against Liverpool

Queens Park Rangers striker Djibril Cisse says he will put emotion aside against Liverpool on Wednesday night as his current side meets his former employers in the Premier League, the player has told the London Evening Standard.

Cisse spent three years at Anfield between 2004 and 2007 after moving from Auxerre in a £14m transfer. In his time on Merseyside Cisse scored 24 goals in 78 games, winning the Champions League and European Super Cup in 2005 and the FA Cup in 2006, scoring in the latter. Cisse also suffered a horrific broken leg while playing for Liverpool against Blackburn Rovers, catching his studs in the turf at Ewood Park and breaking both the tibia and fibula.

After leaving Liverpool Cisse returned to France with Marseille before a loan spell in the Premier League at Sunderland during the 2008-09 season. Cisse scored 11 goals in 38 games for the Black Cats but was soon on the move again, to Panathinaikos of Greece, where he spent two years. In summer 2011 Cisse moved to Lazio but scored only twice in 24 appearances, returning to England for a third time in the January transfer window.

Thus far at Loftus Road Cisse has scored twice in three games but also served a suspension after receiving a red card on his home debut against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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