Transfers – OM: The McCourt project close to a big blow on the transfer window

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OM: The McCourt project close to a big blow to the transfer window

Posted on September 11, 2022 at 00:00 by Guillaume de Saint Sauveur

Recruited definitively by OM this summer after a season on loan, Mattéo Guendouzi would have considered slamming the door of the McCourt project. Close to Jorge Sampaoli, the French midfielder had a rocky start with Igor Tudor, but the situation finally calmed down.

In addition to its twelve new recruits from the transfer window summer, theOM lifted the purchase options of several players already present on loan last season: Paul Lopez, Cengiz Under as well as Matteo Guendouzi. The 23-year-old French midfielder has therefore been definitively transferred fromArsenal for 11M€, he who was one of the strong men of Jorge Sampaoli last year atOM. And the sudden departure of the Argentinian coach very nearly provoked a thunderclap for Guendouzi.

Guendouzi close to slamming the door?

The TEAM indicated on Saturday in its columns that Matteo Guendouzi had also thought of slamming the door of theOM after the departure of his mentor, especially since the French international had a very complicated start under the orders of‘Igor Tudor. The two men had an altercation at half-time in the warm-up match againstAC Milan, Guendouzi being furious to have been replaced. But in the end, everything worked out in this file.

Tudor calms the game on Guendouzi

Asked at a press conference, You sleep praised the midfielder of theOM : “ He’s a fantastic player, with a lot of character. It’s normal to want to play and to be frustrated, I like this character. It’s normal for a player to want to play all the time. In any case, he is clearly progressing, he has a positive attitude. It’s a privilege to have him with us, a real plus for the group “, dropped the Croatian coach. All’s well That ends well.

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