Marseille ends its season strong by maintaining its 2nd place in the Ligue 1 standings on the last day of the championship. OM are thus making their return to the Champions League next season. Pablo Longoria intends to recruit this summer in order to strengthen the workforce already in place, and a new offer has already been made to recruit a player in the offensive sector.
If the Marseille club finds the queen of European football completion, it will not be to make the figuration there. OM intends to recruit well and in particular for the position of striker where Arkadiusz Milik has not really been able to establish himself as an untouchable this season.
A track at Atalanta
Colombian striker Luis Muriel pleases the Marseille president! Pablo Longoria who had shown interest in the Atalanta Bergamo player in the last few days. Author of a remarkable season, Luis Muriel registered this season 14 goals and 10 assists in 39 games played in all competitions. The Marseille leaders would have already made an offer at the Bergamo club.
An insufficient first offer
According to information reported by Foot Mercato, a first offer of 10 million euros would have been formulated by OM. An offer deemed insufficient by the Italians who would claim no less than 15 million euros from whoever wanted to pay for the services of their number 9. A brake for Olympique de Marseille which going to struggle to move forward on this file given its current situation. Indeed, the Marseille club is in a delicate situation having for the moment neither received the green light from the DNCG, nor recorded large inflows of money.
OM made a first offer for Luis Muriel of €10m. ????
Atalanta claims at least 15M€.
— Footballogue???? (@Footballogue) June 21, 2022
According to the Italian press, OM could have competition in the Muriel case with two big Italian clubs who would be interested in the native of Santo Tomás (Colombia). First of all theInter, who in the event of a failure on the Paulo Dybala file could see the arrival of Bergamasque with a good eye. The Juventus is also on the file, the Turin club would like the profile of the Colombian and could bring him in a role of understudy of Dusan Vlahovic. For now, Luis Muriel still has one year left on his contract with Atalanta.
Tutta la serenity di @Luisfmuriel09 nel segnare il Best Goal di maggio ????
A dancer inside the box! ?????????? Here’s your Best Goal from May!
— Atalanta BC (@Atalanta_BC) June 6, 2022