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Mercato – OM: Veretout explains the reasons for his transfer
Posted on September 25, 2022 at 10:15 a.m. by Hugo Chirossel updated on September 25, 2022 at 10:43 a.m.
After five years in Italy, Jordan Veretout returned to Ligue 1 this summer. The 29-year-old midfielder returned to the reasons that led him to join OM. As the World Cup approaches, he wanted to play in the Champions League and have the opportunity to show himself in the eyes of Didier Deschamps.
Amid the 12 new recruits registered by theOlympic Marseille this summer there is Jordan Veretout. After five seasons in Serie Atwo of whichAS Roma, the French international has returned to the French championship. Little used by Jose Mourinhohe hopes that his playing time at OM will allow him to convince Didier Deschamps to take her to the World Cup to Qatar.
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“I wanted to see something other than Italy and come back to France”
In an interview with goal, Jordan Veretout returned to the reasons for his transfer to theOM : “ We had been in discussion for a long time with Marseille. Me, I wanted to see something other than Italy and come back to France. In recent months with Roma it has also been difficult on a few points and I needed a change of scenery to continue to advance in my career. When OM contacted me, I quickly wanted to go, especially since I’m taking my first steps in the Champions League with a crazy stadium. It’s hilarious! »
“I came to Marseille to play the Champions League and show myself”
Jordan Veretout also always had the Blues in a corner of his head, which counted in his choice to join theOM. » Of course I always thought about it. I came to Marseille to play the Champions League and show myself. World Cup ? It’s in the back of my mind, but I have to do more, because at the moment it’s not bad but not enough. There are two months left before this competition and I want to give everything to be there. « , did he declare.