While the winter transfer window has opened its doors for a week, speculation is rife about OM. Jean-Pierre Papin, new adviser to President Pablo Longoria, would have suggested to him in particular to recruit a center forward, but he does not seem to have really listened.
It’s already movingOM at the start of transfer window wintry! Luis Suarez and Gerson have already recorded their departures, respectively on loan from the side ofAlmería and in the form of a dry transfer to Flamengowhich should encourage Pablo Longoria to attract new blood. Indeed, theOM is currently in third place in Ligue 1 and will therefore strive to remain competitive to grab the Champions League at the end of the season.
Gerson, who has just left OM, had a little message for Igor Tudor 👇 pic.twitter.com/b7EYIiRzPH
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Papin suggests the arrival of a goalscorer
Jean Pierre Papinwho was appointed at the beginning of December adviser to the president Pablo Longoria at theOMtherefore has a role to play in recruitment: “ He has a clever way of identifying details around a club. With his vision, he can give us good advice », explained Longoria shortly after the appointment of Papin. As recently announced Provencethe former French international would therefore have made it known in private that the Marseille club needed a number 9 in its ranks, but not sure that he would be listened to…
OM are aiming for another position
To begin with, Igor Tudor reacted to this information at a press conference, cooling Jean Pierre Papin in his suggestion: It is an option and we have talked about it. We must also see how the transfer window evolves. It’s not easy to find a club that gives up a striker in January.”said the coach of theOM. In addition, according to information from RMC Sport, Pablo Longoria decided to target two attacking midfielders as a priority for this transfer window of January in order to replace Gerson and Luis suarezbut also to compensate for the long absence due to injury ofAmine Harit. To be continued…