Marco Otero approaching? 3 important returns and 3 uncertainties in Rennes, the Melamed transfer window rumour… The 3 OM news for this Thursday!

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

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

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

Exclusive – Olympique de Marseille (OM) new president Pablo Longoria gives an interview on RMC radio Station In Marseille, France. Photo by Patrick Aventurier/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo by Icon Sport – Marseille (France)

Indeed, according to the Spanish media Esportbase, Pablo Longoria could bring in a former FC Valence. Marco Otero arrived in 2019 at the Spanish club while Pablo Longoria and Mateu Alemany were at the helm. The technician had previously worked in Switzerland, Russia and with the Spanish Federation. The media believes that “Marco Otero has a real chance of becoming the new director. » The latter still has two years of contract with Valencia (2024) and will have to terminate before committing to OM.

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

Marco Otero, recognized Spanish technician who speaks French

Marco Otero has a good reputation in the industry, he is an experienced technician who speaks French but also English and German. Inter Milan, Schalke 04 would also be on the spot. However, OM have a significant advantage with the presence of Pablo Longoria. To be continued…

After Nasser Larguet, Jean-Claude Giuntini slams the door

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

Olympique de Marseille respects this decision and would like to thank 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 for 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 this Saturday. In a press conference this Thursday, Jorge Sampaoli took stock of the state of his group with many players given 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)

If Balerdi, Alvaro, Konrad, Payet will be unavailable for the end of the season, Sampaoli will recover several important elements for Saturday. Gerson and Caleta Car, who were out injured on Sunday, are operational. Bakambu should not be on his feet while Dieng and Milik are still “a little uncertain”. Harit should also make his return…

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

“We are trying to take advantage of this week to recover the players affected 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, everyone is available, except Payet of course. Normally, Milik and Dieng are the most likely comebacks.” Jorge Sampaoli – Source: Press conference 05/12/2022

Longoria tries to recruit the young talent Melamed?


Pablo Longoria has a keen eye on 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 v CA Osasuna played at RCDE Stadium on May 08, 2022 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. (Photo by Bagu Blanco / Pressinphoto / Icon Sport) – Photo by Icon Sport

After Konrad De la Fuente arrived from FC Barcelona last summer, Pablo Longoria would be in the race to recruit a young Spanish attacking midfielder. Indeed, the Catalan daily Sport affirms that OM are interested in loan to Nico Melamed. PSV, Braga, Olympiakos and Granada are also said to be in the game. It must be said that the young 21-year-old attacking midfielder should have a good exit this summer…

To read: Mercato OM: Rongier is cash regarding his future in Marseille

Longoria targets Spanish U21 international Nico Melamed?

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

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