Announced on the shelves of Olympique Marseille, a former FC Barcelona striker playing in Italy released his response to OM.
OM failed by a former Barça
Currently 3rd in Ligue 1 Uber Eats, Olympique de Marseille wants to strengthen this winter. Jorge Sampaoli expects between « four to five » reinforcements during this winter transfer window. The Argentine coach particularly wants to strengthen his attack with a new striker. Bamba Dieng currently at CAN 2021 with Senegal, Arkadiusz Milik is the only center-forward available to the Marseille club. Marseille’s interest in Cedric Bakambu comes back with insistence. The 30-year-old Congolese has an advantageous contractual situation. He has been free from any contract since leaving Beijing Guoan this winter. But he could be physically short since he hasn’t played in games for months. In addition to this track, OM would also be eyeing the side of Serie A. Gerard Deulofeu is associated with the Provencal club. But this FC Barcelona-trained striker sent a clear message for his future.
Marseille can give up on Gerard Deulofeu
Author of six goals and two assists this season, Gerard Deulofeu is not only of interest to Olympique de Marseille. Besides OM, the name of the 27-year-old Spanish striker has been linked with Fiorentina and Napoli. Still under contract with 2024 with Udinese until 2024, the Spanish international (4 caps / 1 goal) is flattered by the interest he arouses. However, the former La Masia does not seem excited about a departure from Udinese, a club he joined in 2020. “It’s nice to see his name linked to this kind of team. I thank them, but I am totally focused on Udinese, ”said Deulofeu in a video relayed by One Football.