No Di Canio problem for N'Diaye

Sunderland midfielder Alfred N'Diaye is adamant his return to Turkey has been sparked by his desire to play rather than a fall-out with manager Paolo Di Canio.

There was no problem with the coach.

We talked about my expectations because I need playing time. I'm at an age where I need to play, so it was agreed to my loan and I chose Turkey.

After the half-season I spent at Sunderland, starting on the bench was not what I wanted.

I am only 23, but you must play every week to progress. I could have stayed at Sunderland, but I preferred the loan.

– Sunderland midfielder Alfred N'Diaye speaking to the Sunderland Echo