Mercato OM – Luan Peres: « For the club, for Sampaoli, I was tempted … »


The new Brazilian defender returned to his arrival at the club during a live Twitch for a South American media. In addition to his coming to the French championship, he also mentions that of Lionel Messi, whom he is eager to face.

They are three South Americans who have definitely joined OM this summer. Leonardo Balerdi, Gerson and Luan Peres have joined the team of the other South American, Jorge Sampaoli. The latter had also crossed, in 2019, the Brazilian defender in Santos. The presence of the Argentine coach was precisely one of Luan Peres’ motivation to join the Olympian club.

“For the club, for Sampaoli, I was tempted. I said I was interested and everything went well. I was very happy in Santos, but I always dreamed of playing in Europe ” Luan Peres – Source: Goal Brazil (09/07/2021)

Peres had the choice between OM and Spartak Moscow

During a live Twitch for the Brazilian media, the Marseille defender returned to his transfer. He admitted in particular that another European club was interested in him but the previous reasons convinced him to join OM.

“The afternoon of the match against Cianorte, my manager called me and told me he was interested in Spartak and Olympique de Marseille.  » Luan Peres – Source: Goal Brazil (09/07/2021)

Messi, unfortunately it was not here at OM – Luan Peres

During this interview, Luan Peres also raised another subject. That of a rival in Brazil and OM. Obviously, he spoke of the arrival of Lionel Messi at PSG. The arrival of the Argentine star in France is not to displease the Brazilian, despite the rivalries Brazil-Argentina and OM-PSG. Especially when you are a football fan as he explains.

“Messi is very good for the championship, for the visibility of Ligue 1. Unfortunately, it was not here at Olympique de Marseille. But as a football fan it’s great to play against a player named six times best player in the world!  » Luan Peres – Source: Goal Brazil (09/07/2021)Luan Peres will normally find the sixfold Golden Ball on October 24 at the Vélodrome.

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