Payet’s farewell message to Dieng


Dimitri Payet posted a nice message on social media for Bamba Dieng, transferred to FC Lorient.

Dimitri Payet OM

Bamba Dieng will no longer wear the Olympique de Marseille jersey. After crazy negotiations and multiple twists and turns, the Senegalese striker officially signed up with FC Lorient last Friday, the Hakes having finally reached an agreement for a transaction estimated at 8 million euros plus 2 million euros. bonus euros. Invited to Moustoir before the match of the 20th day of Ligue 1 won against Stade Rennais (2-1), the 22-year-old striker signed a contract for four and a half seasons in favor of the Breton club, i.e. until June 2027.

“It was an honor to play behind you”

Not retained by the Marseille club, the Croatian coach Igor Tudor not being willing to offer him a significant playing time, the native of Pikine will nevertheless leave a big void for one of his teammates. On instagramDimitri Payet published a farewell message and paid tribute to the one who will have scored 11 goals in 54 matches in all competitions with the Marseille jersey, for 8 achievements in 40 Ligue 1 matches. “My little Bamba Dieng. I wish you the best in your new adventure. It was an honor to play behind you. I really have a lot of respect for the player and the man that you are. Above all, don’t change anything, remain as such a respectful and attentive humble worker. See you soon my friend.”

Landed in October 2020 at Olympique de Marseille, from Diambars FC, the player with 17 caps and 2 goals with the Lions of Teranga – with whom he will have participated and scored in the 2022 World Cup against Qatar – will be no doubt delighted to leave the Marseille ranks, since his situation was probably not going to evolve in the right direction. It is up to him to take a new step at the start of his career.

Payet’s farewell message to Dieng 24hfootnews.

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