After the departure of Florian Thauvin in Mexico, OM and Jorge Sampaoli are preparing to clean up this summer in order to be able to recruit.
Arrived last April on the bench of loon replacing André Villas-Boas, Jorge Sampaoli did not hesitate to take charge of the transfer window of the Marseille formation. For this summer, the Argentinian technician would expect some reinforcements but before that, some departures would already be planned.
As indicated The team, Marseille will reduce its workforce this summer and this concerns players at the end of their loan and those whose contracts end. Unsatisfactory since their arrival, Michael Cuisance and Olivier Ntcham should already pack their bags to Bayern Munich and Celtic Glasgow respectively. Pol Lirola and Leonardo Balerdi, eager to continue the adventure with Sampaoli, will only be able to if Fiorentina and Dortmund agree to lower the price of their purchase option (12 M € and 15 M €).
Regarding players reaching the end of their contract, Florian Thauvin is committed to Tigres (Mexico) and Hiroki Sakai is very close to the Urawa Red Diamonds (Japan). Valere Germain, Saïf-Eddine Khaoui, Yuto Nagatomo, Yohann Pelé and Christopher Rocchia will also be free next June and should leave OM. In the end, only Jordan Amavi extended his contract.