Marco Otero approaching? 3 important returns and 3 uncertainties at Rennes, the rumors about Melamed’s transfer window… The 3 OM news for this Thursday!

Like every evening, FCM offers you the 3OM news of the day! Scheduled for this Thursday: Marco Otero, Longoria’s next rookie at the sports center ?, Sampaoli confirms 3 important returns and 3 uncertainties in Rennes, is Longoria trying to recruit the young talent Melamed?

Marco Otero, Longoria’s upcoming rookie at the academy?

OM will have to refurbish its training center. In fact, Nasser Larguet, who had been the director since 2019, has left. Furthermore, Jean-Claude Giuntini, who arrived in 2021 to preside over an Elite group and who could have succeeded him, has also decided to leave the ship. Marco Otero could land …

Exclusive – New Olympique de Marseille (OM) president Pablo Longoria gives an interview to the RMC radio station in Marseille, France. Photo by Patrick Aventurier / ABACAPRESS.COM Photo of Icon Sport – Marseille (France)

Indeed, according to the Spanish media Esportbase, Pablo Longoria could bring a former FC Valence. Marco Otero arrived at the Spanish club in 2019 while Pablo Longoria and Mateu Alemany were driving. The coach had previously worked in Switzerland, Russia and with the Spanish Federation. The media believe it “Marco Otero has a real chance to become the new manager. “ The latter still has a two-year contract with Valencia (2024) and will have to withdraw before committing to OM.

To read: OM Training: Longoria dreams of a historic Spanish club manager!

Marco Otero, recognized Spanish technician who speaks French

Marco Otero has a good reputation in the sector, he is an expert technician who speaks French but also English and German. Inter, Schalke 04 are also on the spot. However, OM have a significant advantage with the presence of Pablo Longoria. Continues…

After Nasser Larguet, Jean-Claude Giuntini slams the door

Recall, here is the press release from Olympique de Marseille: “The director of the Training Center, Nasser Larguet, announced this morning to his teams that he would resign from his duties and that he would leave the club next week for” personal reasons ” .

Olympique de Marseille respects this decision and thanks Nasser for his contribution for almost three years to the young people of the Training Center, but also to the professional team.
The club wishes him the best in his next professional projects.
The club is working on the next steps that will allow us to better understand the future of training. “

Sampaoli confirms 3 important returns and 3 uncertainties against Rennes

Olympique de Marseille will play a decisive match in Rennes on Saturday. Thursday at the press conference Jorge Sampaoli took stock of the state of his group with many players, data uncertain last Sunday after the victory against Lorient.

Mohamed Ali CHO of Angers SCO during the Ligue 1 match between Angers and Bordeaux at Stade Raymond Kopa on May 8, 2022 in Angers, France. (Photo by Hugo Pfeiffer / Icon Sport)

In case of unavailability at the end of the season of Balerdi, Alvaro, Konrad, Payet, Sampaoli will recover several important elements on Saturday. Gerson and Caleta Car, injured on Sunday, are operational. Bakambu shouldn’t stand up while Dieng and Milik are still “a little unsure”. Harit should be back too …

Gerson, Harit and Caleta Car available, Dieng and Milik still uncertain

We are looking to use this week to recover the players hit in the last game. Our preparation has not changed from yesterday’s results. Dieng and Milik did individual work, Bakambu also in a different way, because he was the most affected. We will see tomorrow which of the three can be present. For the rest they are all available, except Payet of course. Normally, Milik and Dieng are the most likely comebacks. ” Jorge Sampaoli – Source: press conference 05/12/2022

Is Longoria trying to recruit the young talent Melamed?


Pablo Longoria has a keen eye for La Liga. The Spanish president of OM has already recruited Konrad de la Fuente from Barça last summer, he would have another young talent in his sights …

Nicolas Nico Melamed of RCD Espanyol during the La Liga match between RCD Espanyol and CA Osasuna played at RCDE Stadium on May 8, 2022 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. (Photo by Bagu Blanco / Pressinphoto / Icon Sport) – Photo by Icon Sport

Following the arrival of Konrad De la Fuente from FC Barcelona last summer, Pablo Longoria would be in the running to recruit a young Spanish attacking midfielder. Indeed, the Catalan newspaper Sport says OM is interested in the loan to Nico Melamed. PSV, Braga, Olympiakos and Granada are also rumored to be at play. It must be said that the young 21-year-old attacking midfielder should make a good exit this summer …

To Read: OM Market: Rongier is in cash regarding his future in Marseille

Longoria targeting Spanish Under-21 international Nico Melamed?

Nico Melamed, already selected with the Spanish teams in U19 and U21, has only 6 appearances this season (goals and assists in 29 appearances). His coach, Vicente Moreno, does not necessarily count on him and a departure is announced during the summer transfer window. If his release clause is set at € 25 million, his transfer amount will be much less.

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