OM Mercato: Qualified for the Champions League, Olympique de Marseille is focusing on its off-season, with big changes to come.
OM Mercato: Cardoze reassures for Marseille recruitment
It was a real blow for Olympique de Marseille. Last January, OM were banned from recruiting for two transfer windows by FIFA following the dispute with Watford over the transfer of Pope Gueye. The Marseille management then appealed the decision to the CAS (court of arbitration for sport), thus receiving a suspension of the sanction. The court is expected to render its judgment on June 9. As a result, OM is still under the threat of a recruitment ban.
But Jacques Cardoze wanted to reassure Marseille supporters, explaining that OM should recruit new reinforcements this summer. “If all goes well at the level of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, it means that there will be recruitment. We will strengthen with good players.indicated the director of communication of OM at the microphone of France Blue Provence. For now, the budget for the next recruitment of OM has not been decided. It will take a few weeks to be fixed.
OM Mercato: Longoria wants to bring in new blood
In addition, it should be remembered that the finances of Olympique de Marseille are not in good shape. However, the Marseille club should be active this winter. Qualification for the next Champions League will have a considerable impact on Marseille’s next recruitment. The management of OM will indeed have significant financial means to finance its summer transfer window.
Thereby, Pablo Longoria will have a great deal of leeway in its operations. The Marseille president also plans to recruit young players with high potential this summer. “It targets young people who are able to improve and improve with Sampa and with senior players. That’s mainly what he wants to do.” named Jacques Cardoze.
Positions to be strengthened have already been identified
Olympique de Marseille therefore wishes to revolutionize its workforce this summer. OM’s priority will undoubtedly be to attract a new midfielder to compensate for the departure of Boubacar Kamara. The Marseille leaders are also considering recruiting a new striker, since Arkadiusz Milik not sure to stay. The names of Mohamed-Ali Cho (Angers SCO) or Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal) have been circulating around Marseille lately.
We’ll have to think about a new centre-back this summer as Duje Caleta-Car and William Saliba will be closing in on the exit. The management of OM hopes to achieve its goals and achieve an ambitious transfer window with a view to remaining very competitive next season.