Defender Eliaquim Mangala plans to stay with Porto for the immediate future

Eliaquim Mangala: Says he intends to stay at Portuguese champions, Porto

Highly rated Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala says that he is planning to stay with the Portuguese champions for the time being.

The 22-year old helped his side to their third consecutive title this year, making 31 appearances in his first full season since joining from Standard Liege.

Mangala's impressive performances have seen him linked with a number of European clubs including PSG and Manchester City, but the Frenchman insists that he intends to stay.

"To be honest, moving this season is not ideal for me, I intend to stay in Porto but you never know in football especially with big clubs involved. Paris (Saint Germain) are now spending big," he told Sky Sports.

"Here I play every week and I'm always involved in the title fight and also the Champions League."