The least we can say is that OGC Nice is active during this end of the transfer window. The leaders of the Côte d’Azur have recently formalized the arrivals of Nicolas Pépé and Sofiane Diop. In the direction of departures, things are also moving. Today, he is one of the executives of the Aiglons team who could well leave the Côte d’Azur in the last hours of the transfer window.
According to information from Foot Mercato, Mario Lemina is of particular interest to Valencia! The midfielder of 28 years old is pushed out since the arrival of Welsh international Aaron Ramsey. His status as frameboth in the locker room but also on the pitch, was reconsidered by Lucien Favre.
When exercising 2021/2022Mario Lemina has played more than 2120 minutes of play for 36 matches in all competitions. He also registered 2 goals in Ligue 1versus lens and theOlympic Marseille. If he were to fly away ValenceLemina would discover a 5th championship with the league after his stints in Italy (Juventus), England (Southampton then Fulham) and Turkey (Galatasaray).
Lemina to replace Soler
In Valencia, the idea of bringing Mario Lemina stems from the departure of Carlos Soler to Paris Saint-Germain. The profile of the Gabonese international (23 selections, 3 goals) would be seen with a good eye to come compensate for the departure of the Valencian number 10. The Spanish leaders have already approached Lemina’s entourage to start negotiations.
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? The Spanish club has initiated initial contacts with the player’s entourage.@AurelienMacedo https://t.co/AeYeopLN6Q
— Santi Aouna (@Santi_J_FM) August 30, 2022
For now, nothing is official and Mario Lemina remains linked to the Gym by a contract which runs until June 2024. For information, Transfermarkt currently assesses the market value of the native of Franco-Gabonese to the tune of 9 million euros. Business to follow for the Aiglons.
—OGC Nice (@ogcnice) August 30, 2022