This is an 8th recruit for OM! After Gigot, Touré, Mbemba, Blanco, Tavares, Clauss and Suarez, it is Jordan Veretout (29) who makes his appearance in the workforce. The transfer of the midfielder has just been formalized by the Marseille club. He comes to reinforce an orphan sector of Bouba Kamara, left at the end of the contract on the side of Aston Villa, and returns to France after 5 years spent abroad.
According to our information, this is a dry transfer and not a loan with an option to buy. The amount is €11 million. With the Champions League looming this season, Jordan Veretout will be able to bring his European and international experience, he who has 5 selections with the Blues. Still according to our information, Vadim Vasilyev and his agency VV consulting have been working with the player since September 2021 through Chahir Belghazouani and Bachir Nehar who convinced the player to join the Olympian structure.
The supporters do not want him to come
Called up in 2021 by Didier Deschamps, the player trained in Nantes will also have the World Cup as a very short-term objective. José Mourinho had counted less on him in recent months, when he had only been at the club since the summer of 2020. All the same, one had to be wary of the relationship with OM supporters, who were against the club. arrival of the player.
In recent days, they had even launched a movement on social networks to try to derail this transfer due to a private matter. Despite this, Longoria, who defended him in front of the press, remained straight in his boots and made this agreement. It remains to know the reception of the public at the Vélodrome.
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