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First rookie approaching, Sampaoli wants resources in the transfer window and Saliba solicited… The 3 OM news for this Friday!

Like every evening FCM offers you the 3 OM news of the day! On the program this Friday: Isaak Touré close to OM, Sampaoli awaits solid recruitment and Saliba has big courtiers…

Touré, priority for OM?

Isaak Touré (19), is clearly one of their defensive prioritiesOlympic Marseille for the next summer transfer window. The Marseille club has to face serious competition on this issue (Lyon, Frankfurt and Salzburg), but seems to have a head start. Indeed, according to information from La Provence, the arrival of the young defender during the OM-Lyon meeting was very positive. If the latter waits until the end of the season to make his final decision, the regional daily indicates that OM are now in a very good position to recruit the player.

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On the sidelines of this file, Olympique de Marseille will also have to manage a thorny file, that of William Saliba that Jorge Sampaoli would like to keep next season. Asked about the future of his central defender, who is only on loan from Arsenal. Sampaoli admits to having no certainty on this file to date.

I hope we will be able to retain a player like Saliba

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“William’s progress is linked to his development this season, this maturity he has taken, his playing time. He is now regular. He grew up as a player. In relation to his situation at the club, I hope that we will be able to retain a player like him, who knows the club. But I don’t know if it depends on OM, William or Arsenal. But I don’t know the possibilities of this file. Jorge Sampaoli – Source: Press conference 05/12/2022

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Sampaoli wants ways to strengthen the team

Jorge SAMPAOLI

Will Olympique de Marseille coach Jorge Sampaoli be the coach of Olympique de Marseille next season? Asked at a press conference on this subject, the Argentine coach remained vague. “I have a very good relationship with the management, I know the club’s issues but I don’t want to have any distractions about the future. I am focused on the next two games,” he said at a press conference yesterday.

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To read also: Marco Otero approaching? 3 important returns and 3 uncertainties in Rennes, the Melamed transfer window rumour… The 3 OM news for this Thursday!According to information from the newspaper l’Equipe, the Argentine coach of OM, under contract until 2023, would have requirements on the means made available to him concerning recruitment. Jorge Sampaoli would see himself staying in Marseille for several seasons, not without guaranteeing the sporting ambition of the Olympian club, especially in the event of qualification for the Champions League. The latter is thus very demanding on this point and wants clear answers, specifies the sports daily.

Very nice people on Saliba!

William Saliba

He is one of the revelations of Ligue 1 Uber Eats this season. Impressive with OM, William Saliba is probably having the best year of his career. 50 matches played with the colors of Olympians, a first selection in the French team and a nomination for the UNFP trophies in the category of the best hopes. A more than full season for the former Saint-Etienne who landed in Marseille on loan last summer from Arsenal. With a skyrocketing rating and no purchase option in his loan, Saliba should be repatriated to London as soon as his Olympian adventure is over. If he still does not know what his future will be like at the Gunners or elsewhere, one thing is certain: it will be very difficult for Frank McCourt’s club to keep him.

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According to information from the regional daily Provence, the fight to snatch the signature of William Saliba next season is going to be very intense. If Arsenal have not ruled out the possibility of bringing him into the team, the English could also be tempted to sell Saliba at cost and make a nice capital gain for the one they bought for 30 million in the summer. 2019. For this, the Gunners should not lack proposals. Atlético de Madrid and Naples would be in the running for the French international and AC Milan would also have taken information. A high standing competition for OM who will have a hard time aligning themselves against the financial powers of these clubs.

Sampaoli wants to keep it but…

Like his supporters, Jorge Sampaoli, who has placed his trust in Saliba throughout the year, wants to keep the native of Bondy for next season. Nevertheless, the Argentinian coach is aware that the fight will be complicated and that several parameters will depend on a return from the former Nice player. Parameters that he does not control at all as he explained at a press conference yesterday afternoon:

“William’s progress is linked to his development this season, this maturity he has taken, his playing time. He is now regular. He grew up as a player. In relation to his situation at the club, I hope that we will be able to retain a player like him, who knows the club. But I don’t know if it depends on OM, William or Arsenal. But I don’t know the possibilities of this file. Jorge Sampaoli – Source: Press conference 05/12/2022Read also: Mercato OM: Longoria well placed to make a first move!

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