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Transfers – OM: The transfer window has turned a page in the club’s history

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Transfers – OM: The transfer window has turned a page in the club’s history

Despite his status as an OM legend and his seniority with the Marseille club, Steve Mandanda decided to change air and join Rennes last summer because of his low playing time. tour for OM with this transfer, since Mandanda left his mark on his time at the Vélodrome.

After wearing the jersey of theOM for 14 seasons (2007-2016 then 2017-2022), Steve Mandanda decided to change air during the last transfer window summery. The iconic 37-year-old goalkeeper, who saw his playing time melt away with the recruitment of Paul Lopezterminated his contract with theOM to finally commit until 2024 on the side of the Rennais Stadium, where he regained an indisputable titular status. And a beautiful page of history has therefore turned for theOM.

“I could have stayed at OM”

Questioned last November in the Canal Football Club, Steve Mandanda confided behind the scenes of his departure from theOM : “ I could have stayed in Marseille, I end up quiet, I play, I don’t play, I play a few matches. But what I went through last season, it was too much for me to bear being on the bench, not playing. It’s something I can’t stand. would I have deserved a little more respect vis-à-vis the club? Surely. But it didn’t happen that way. I understand that the leaders of Olympique de Marseille are going on another idea, another project, and today I give them reason because Pau (note Lopez) is very efficient and is having a very good season. “, explained in particular Mandanda.

“It’s a pain”

And the French international regrets the turn of his adventure at theOM at the end: Of course it’s a pain. At the time, of course it’s a pain. It was a difficult moment. In addition I left without saying goodbye to the supporters, it really happened overnight. It wasn’t a basic planned thing. I almost left like a thief. And afterwards, there was the welcome here (note in Rennes), I was warmly welcomed and I really thank everyone “, entrusts Mandanda.

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