In a press conference on Wednesday, Pablo Longoria was ambitious for the future of OM. Moreover, Arturo Vidal, midfielder of Inter Milan, could be the next big move of the Marseille president in the summer mercato.
Mercato OM : Longoria reveals her ambitions for this summer
“What I can confirm is that we are working hard to position ourselves on players who are our first choices. We will make a mix between experienced players, who can overcome the pressure and young players”, explained Pablo Longoria about the upcoming summer mercato. If he intends to build a balanced and competitive team for next season, the president of Olympique the Marseille already has very precise ideas about the reinforcements he wants.
In addition to the track leading to the little wonder of Velez Sarsfield, Thiago Almada (20 years), whose release clause is set at 25 million euros, the Marseille club is also interested in Arturo Vidal. Far from being an indisputable starter under Antonio Conte, the 33-year-old Chilean international is announced to leave at the end of the season.
Arturo Vidal at OM next season?
Indeed, the newspaper The team confirms in its edition of the day that Jorge Sampaoli has indeed slipped the name of the former midfielder of Barcelona to Pablo Longoria in the perspective of a transfer this summer. Arrived for free in 2020, Arturo Vidal does not really seem to fit in the plans of the coach of Inter Milan and could therefore be released at the end of the season, even if the agent of the player says otherwise.
The sports daily says that Olympique the Marseille is closely following the evolution of this case and is even ready to make a nice proposal to Romelu Lukaku‘s teammate to convince him to join their shirt.
To be continued…