On behalf of the first day of Ligue 1, OM hosts the Stade de Reims. And Igor Tudor, the Marseille coach, is pretty well accommodated for this match.
OM: Igor Tudor has his whole world at his disposal against Reims
Just arrived from AS Roma, Jordan Veretout is already in a position to make his debut with Olympique de Marseille. The French midfielder saw his contract registered by the Professional Football League this Saturday, according to information from the regional newspaper The Phocaean. A news also confirmed by RMC Sportswhich ensures that the latest OM recruit could be in Igor Tudor’s squad for the match against Stade de Reims, Sunday evening, at the Stade Vélodrôme.
If he is physically fit, having trained separately today, the 29-year-old French international will be able to take part in the Phocaeans’ first league match. “Everyone is available”, had notably declared the Marseille coach, during his press conference on Friday. In lack of training and rhythm, it would not be surprising if Jordan Veretout was spared against the Champenois. Good news for Jordan Veretout who does not lack ambitions for his new club.
OM Mercato: Jordan Veretout announces the color for the future
Expected for several weeks, Jordan Veretout was formalized at Olympique de Marseille this Friday and presented to the media in stride. And to say the least, Pablo Longoria’s latest recruit is full of ambitions for the Marseille club.
“I am very happy to be here. I had already been approached. Today, it is time to return to France. OM is a big project. It’s wonderful for me. I’m here to play football”, said the former protege of José Mourinho. Continuing, Veretout promises a good season to the supporters of the Marseille city.
“I am at OM to play football and have a good time with the group or outside with people at the Vélodrome. I am generally appreciated. In Italy, I was appreciated. I am happy. I’m here to kick. Have great results here and emotions. I experienced it last year. And I want to continue and to experience that here at OM, it must be magical. I will fight to win titles”he added.
As a reminder, the transfer of the native of Ancenis cost 15.5 million euros to Olympique de Marseille. He signed a three-year contract, ie until June 2025, with an optional season.