Mercato: Caleta-Car resists, De la Fuente and Bakambu proposed, all offers listened to … Animated degreasing at OM – Football

If AS Roma midfielder Jordan Veretout and Inter Milan striker Alexis Sanchez are expected, Olympique de Marseille will also be active in the direction of departures at the end of this summer transfer window. And the president of Marseille Pablo Longoria does not map any scenario.

Duje Caleta-Car refuses to leave OM.

As we said last time, there are too many players to start the season, we want a group of 22 players, with 2 goalkeepers, this is the final objective for the end of the transfer window, he announced. . We need to recruit players, because we want to speed up the process of changing from one style to another (from Sampaoli Tudor, editor’s note). But you also have to get players out.

On Wednesday, the president of Olympique de Marseille Pablo Longoria announced the color: the Marseille club will have to reduce its workforce on this summer transfer window. Besides the departures wishing for undesirables Jordan Amavi and Kevin Strootman, other moves are expected…

Caleta-Car resists, a household in attack

Since the opening of this transfer period, a player has also emerged as a serious candidate for departure: central defender Duje Caleta-Car. Dclass during the summer preparation, the Croatian finds himself pushed towards the exit due to the end of his contract in June 2023. But according to information from the daily L’Equipe on Thursday, the 25-year-old player made the decision to stay ! Like last summer, the former RB Salzburg player could therefore thwart the plans of his management, leaving to experience a sidelining until August 31.

And after ? As with Jorge Sampaoli in the 2021-2022 season, Caleta-Car intends to return to coach Igor Tudor’s rotation. A dangerous game all the same a few months before the 2022 World Cup… Potentially blocked on this file, Longoria is busy cleaning up his attacking sector. With the will to make a place for Alexis Sanchez, the Spaniard will operate his networks and will normally place winger Konrad de la Fuente Valladolid on loan with an option to buy, which will become mandatory under certain conditions. At the same time, the OM boss is looking for a way out for striker Cédric Bakambu, tracked by Celta Vigo, in order to get rid of his salary by recovering cash.

Important players can leave…

And for the other players? The Marseille president has adopted a fairly simple course of action: no one is untouchable. With financial commitments made to owner Frank McCourt, Iber believe that all players in their squad come at a price. Thus, even important elements such as Cengiz nder, Valentin Rongier, Bamba Dieng or even Gerson will not be retained in the event of a good proposal. Ready to adapt, Longoria does not map any scenarios until August 31…

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