Mercato: OM on track to give in to a whim?


Jules Kutos-Bertin


When I was little, I promised myself that I would have a job in line with football. Very quickly, I realized that my feet would not be enough to take me where I wanted so journalism became obvious.

While OM are still working on the Terem Moffi file, Pablo Longoria confirms that he has changed his tune. Before, the president of OM wanted an attacking midfielder but he decided to position himself on a striker in order to bring Alexis Sanchez down a notch, tired of his use as a goalscorer.

Funny winter transfer window for theOM. After quickly closing the arrival of Ruslan Malinovskyi, Pablo Longoria went looking for another attacking midfielder. For several days, the Marseille president worked on a mystery track. His name came out when he got involved elsewhere: it’s about Leandro Trossard who finally opted for Arsenal. At odds with his trainer at Brightonthe Belgian international was nevertheless in agreement with theOM. After this failure, Longoria has completely revised its plans.

OM did not want to “make a player to make a player”

OM did not want make a player to make a player, but that he would be a priority “, confides the entourage of the Olympian management to Foot Mercato. Now theOM opened another folder: Terem Moffi. Pablo Longoria went to Lorient Tuesday and reached an agreement with the Merlus for the transfer of Moffi. However, theOGC Nice does not give up and would be ready to put 30M€, including 5 in bonuses, to secure the services of the Nigerian international.

Alexis Sanchez is tired of his positioning

If theOM embarks on this file, it is for a simple and good reason: to move Alexis Sanchez back a notch. According to information from Foot Mercato, the Chilean international would be worn out of his position as an attacker and would like to play a little lower in the system ofIgor Tudor. Whether Terem Moffi sign at theOM, Alexis Sanchez could therefore evolve into a freer position. Still need to Pablo Longoria be convincing enough…

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