OM recruit Rubén Blanco to replace Steve Mandanda!

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One more Spaniard in Marseille, who is also at the post of goalkeeper. Steve Mandanda having decided to end his adventure at Olympique de Marseille to join Stade Rennais FC, Pablo Longoria and his teams have set their sights on Rubén Blanco (26) to take on the role of understudy for Pau López. A transfer, which we told you about exclusively, which has just been formalized by the club from Marseille this XX.

“Olympique de Marseille announces today the signing of Rubén Blanco from Celta de Vigo. The 26-year-old Spanish goalkeeper signed up for a one-year loan after his successful medical visit.indicates in particular the press release from the last 2nd in Ligue 1 to announce the news to his fans and the press.

An ideal lining?

Former Spanish U21 international (2 caps), Rubén Blanco has never been able to confirm the many hopes placed in him. But he has an interesting experience in La Liga, having played 121 games in the Iberian first division with his training club, Celta de Vigo. However, he was not a starter during the 2021-2022 season, and was already playing understudy for Matias Dituro (35) with the Galician club.

While the native of Mos (Galicia) recently extended his contract with Celta until June 2027, OM negotiated a loan with an option to buy on this file, for which the Marseille president did not want to waste time. , as we explained to you on July 17th. Rubén Blanco having never really been able to establish himself as a real number 1, his arrival in Marseille seems to correspond perfectly to what Pablo Longoria was looking for.

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