OM Mercato : Olympique Marseille will have to deal with a surprising competitor in the file Axel Witsel, at the end of his contract at BVB.
OM Mercato : Axel Witsel on the table of Marseille
Olympique Marseille will be back in the Champions League next season without one of its nuggets. At the end of his contract at OM, Boubacar Kamara has chosen to discover the Premier League. The youngster has signed with Aston Villa, 14th in the English championship this season. Following the departure of Kamara, a major element of the device of Jorge Sampaoli, Pablo Longoria is active to ensure his succession. The president of Marseille is looking at the Bundesliga. An interest of Marseille for Axel Witsel has recently been revealed. The Belgian international midfielder (120 caps/11 goals) has a very advantageous contractual situation for the Marseille club. The 33-year-old midfielder is at the end of his contract with Borussia Dortmund and will be free to sign with the club of his choice this summer.
A threat from the Super Lig in the file Witsel
In view of his contractual situation, Axel Witsel will not be short of requests on the transfer market. The Belgian would also be tracked by the Turkish Galatasaray according to the information of Metin Karabas. The Stamboulian club wants to forget this season ended at the 13th place of Super Lig. They would like to strengthen their squad with experienced players like Witsel. Competing with Galatasaray, Olympique Marseille has a strong argument in this case. The prospect of playing in the Champions League could seduce the midfielder to join OM. He has played 120 European games since his professional debut.
Formed at Standard Liege, Witsel could discover the sixth championship of his career by joining Marseille. After Belgium, he played in Portugal, Russia, China and Germany.