The revelation of OM on the biggest transfer in its history


Bought on the last day of the winter transfer window for €32m in Braga, Vitinha has become the most expensive recruit in OM’s history. In search of a goalscorer in January, the Marseille club found happiness with the Portuguese. But now OM had another objective initially. Javier Ribalta has thus made some revelations about the transfer of Vitinha.

This winter, OM took out the checkbook! 32M€ were disbursed to afford the services of the striker of Braga : Vitinha. The Portuguese, author of 13 goals this season before joining the Marseille city then became the most expensive player in the history of the club. Javier Ribalta however admitted that Vitinha was not initially a priority.

OM had another idea before Vitinha

The director of footballOM confided in Telefoot regarding the arrival of Vitinha and claimed that theOM was thinking of recruiting a winger rather than a 9: “Vitinha? At the beginning, we were looking for a winger more than a number 9. Then the days and weeks passed, we spoke among ourselves, with the coach and we decided to recruit a number 9 ”.

“We only had one on the list”

Of course, we didn’t have just one name on the list, because we were working on several options at the same time. And Vitinha was one of them “, also added Ribalta on this shotOM.

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