Olympique de Marseille

Substantial Ligue 1 & French contingent amongst the 2018 Golden Boy nominees

Tuttosport this morning announced a list of 40 nominees for their annual Golden Boy award, given to the world’s most promising young footballer. Ligue 1 & France are, as ever, well represented this year, with 13 names announced. Nominees currently … Read more »

Arsenal came close to signing Florian Thauvin in 2013

Arsenal scout Gilles Grimandi revealed in today’s L’Équipe that the Premier League club came close to signing French winger Florian Thauvin in 2013 from SC Bastia. “Arsenal were onto him when he was playing for SC Bastia, but things dragged out … Read more »

Official | Marseille bring in left-winger Nemanja Radonjic from Red Star Belgrade

Marseille have today completed the signing of left-winger Nemanja Radonjic from Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade in a reported €12m deal. Radonjic, a Serbian international, has signed a five year contract at the Stade Vélodrome after spending the duration of … Read more »

Official | Clermont sign Turkish winger Yusuf Sari on loan from Marseille

Clermont Foot have completed the season loan signing of young Turkish winger Yusuf Sari from Marseille this evening. The 19-year-old has only made one senior domestic appearance for Marseille and did not feature in Rudi Garcia’s plans for the 2018/19 … Read more »

Marseille have tried to include Clinton N’Jie in a deal to sign Moussa Dembélé from Celtic

Marseille suggested to Celtic the inclusion of Cameroonian forward Clinton N’Jie in an eventual deal for striker Moussa Dembélé, according to sources contacted by Football News. This was a suggestion, and not a bid, but one that the Scottish … Read more »

St Étienne & Strasbourg have made an approach for Clinton N’Jie

St Étienne and Strasbourg have made approaches for Cameroonian international forward Clinton N’Jie, according to L’Équipe. N’Jie, who after his failed move to Sporting Portugal decided to remain at Marseille, is now considering his options over a possible season-long loan move. … Read more »