Olympique de Marseille

André-Pierre Gignac: “Marcelo Bielsa wanted me to join Manchester United.”

Speaking in an interview with L’Équipe Magazine, French international striker André-Pierre Gignac revealed that his former manager at Marseille, Marcelo Bielsa, wanted APG to join Manchester United. “When I came to the end of my contract with Marseille (in 2015), he … Read more »

Jean-Pierre Bernès warns own client Florian Thauvin about difficulties getting Champions’ League football next season

Speaking to Europe 1, influential football agent Jean-Pierre Bernès discussed the future of his client Marseille winger Florian Thauvin. “To play in the Champions’ League for Marseille, I experienced it as a board member, that changes a career, it changes a … Read more »

Manchester United have offered Marseille goalkeeper Ahmadou Dia a 4-year contract

L’Équipe report that 20-year-old Marseille goalkeeper Ahmadou Dia has received a 4-year contract offer from Premier League side Manchester United. The Frenchman has warned OM Sporting Director Andoni Zubizarreta of this latest development in a move that could be seen to … Read more »

Inter Milan scout watched Bordeaux’s victory over Marseille on Friday for Florian Thauvin

Foot 365 report that Inter Milan had a scout present at the Matmut Atlantique on Friday night to watch Bordeaux beat Marseille 2-0. The Serie A giants’ representative was there to cast an eye over Yann Karamoh, who is on … Read more »

Luiz Gustavo refused to continue playing centre-back at Marseille, as Chinese clubs circle

L’Équipe report this morning that Brazilian central midfielder Luis Gustavo informed Marseille manager Rudi Garcia at the beginning of February that he was no longer going to play at centre-back, where the French tactician had consistently been playing him, out … Read more »

Rafa Benitez has signed a contract with Lyon-based agency Score Agencies

L’Équipe report that Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez met with two representatives from Lyon-based football agency Score Agencies on the 6th March in Manchester – the meeting resulted in the Spaniard signing a contract with the agency which gives them the … Read more »