Transfers – OM: They gave Longoria a big hand on the transfer window


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OM: They gave Longoria a big hand in the transfer window

Posted on September 7, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. by Thibault Morlain

As since his arrival at OM, Pablo Longoria has again achieved a huge transfer window, especially in the direction of arrivals. Transfers multiplied and recruits were numerous for Igor Tudor. The OM coach can thus thank Longoria for these reinforcements, but not only. Indeed, the Marseille president was able to count on precious help to complete certain operations.

Samuel Gigot, Isaak Touré, Chancel Mbemba, Jonathan Clauss, Ruben Blanco, Luis Suarez, Jordan Veretout, Alexis Sanchez, Nuno Tavares, Issa Kaboré, Eric Bailly, Amine Harit. Here is the long list of recruits of theOM for this summer transfer window. This has therefore changed enormously within the workforce ofIgor Tudor. It must be said that with the Champions League to be played this season, the Marseille club had to strengthen itself accordingly. Pablo Longoria then activated for it and it clearly did not disappoint. Thanks to his network and his knowledge of the market, the Spaniard has managed to complete numerous operations. But for this, he was also able to count on outside help.

Drogba advises Bailly

Eric Bailly so he recently arrived at theOM from Manchester United, who lent it with an option to buy. And during an interview with Provencethe Ivorian revealed in particular that he had received certain advice from a legend of theOMsome Didier drogba.  » It makes me happy that an icon congratulates me. On the phone, he gave me advice as he has the experience of the team and the city. It was really important to have her on the phone « , told Bailly.

Sanchez pushed towards OM by Agoumé

For Alexis Sanchez also, Pablo Longoria was helped. Released from his last year of contract atInter-Milanthe Chilean decided to engage with theOM. But before signing with the Marseille club, Alexis Sanchez was pushed towards the Velodrome by Lucien Agoume, player of the Lombard club.  » If you know Lucien Agoumé, he talked to me about it all the time and told me that everyone wanted to play there and that it was the only club to have won the Champions League and I said to myself why not? It’s a challenge “, had explained the protege ofIgor Tudor.

Thank you Bakambu for Mbemba

As it concerns Chancel Mbembait is Cedric Bakambu who pushed for his arrival. The two Congolese ended up meeting at theOM and so the striker’s work paid off. As revealed The Team, Bakambu sent a message to Mbembasaying: Dude, how is it? You must come to our team! « . What the former Port replied:  » Don’t worry, we’ll do this « .

The Blanco-Lopez reunion

Ruben Blanco has also put down his suitcases at theOM this summer, came to compensate for the departure of Steve Mandanda. The Spaniard has become the understudy of Paul Lopez, his compatriot, whom he knows very well. The two compatriots rubbed shoulders in the national youth team. Thereby, Paul Lopez did not hesitate to help Ruben Blanco as he revealed: When everything was almost tied up, he sent me several messages to tell me that he was there if needed. For anything. The house, the locker room… And I thank him for that « .



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