Mehdi Benatia invites OM to follow the example of Les Gones
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In the long interview with Foot Mercato, Mehdi Benatia showed that he didn’t care much about the rivalries of French football. Indeed, the now former central defender has found a way to praise PSG for the work of Nasser al-Khelaïfi (yes, yes…), OL for the quality of his training and OM for the passion that surrounds it. Trained with the Phocaeans, the Franco-Moroccan would also like them to follow the example of Les Gones, he who has never had a chance in pros with them …
« To play in Marseille, you need it in your pants. There are big expectations. But afterwards, honestly, in training, there weren’t a lot of players either. I’m thinking of Seydou Keita, the brothers Ayew, Nasri and I. Recently, there are Kamara and Lopez. I would like OM to be inspired by OL to push the players in their center. Lyon did it with Aouar, Lukeba, Lopes, Cherki or Caqueret or before with Benzema and Ben Arfa. It’s beautiful and I think that’s what Marseille would need. Putting 20 million on a South American is good, but it doesn’t give more sporting guarantees. »
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OM should imitate OL in terms of training
For Mehdi Benatia, trained at OM but who has never had a chance there with the pros, the Phocaeans should follow the example of OL, who do not hesitate to trust their nuggets when they prefer to put a lot of money on foreign stars.