Pushed out after a disappointing second season at Olympique de Marseille, Luis Henrique has a serious lead in Italy. Torino is discussing a loan with an option to buy with OM.
Luis Henrique should leave OM this summer
The nugget has become undesirable. qualified as ppit by André Villas-Boas when he arrived at Olympique de Marseille in 2020, Luis Henrique did not make it in Marseille and is now at the start.
For his second season at OM, the 20-year-old winger failed to turn a corner. Marseille coach Jorge Sampaoli started him only nine times in all competitions and was not convinced by the performance of the Brazilian, author of a goal and a decisive assist only during the last exercise.
Discussions between OM and Torino
For Marseille, the time has come to turn the page with a player who did not meet the expectations aroused by a transfer estimated at 8 million euros. President Longoria is looking for a solution and may well have found it in Italy. While interest from Torino was mooted last week, the Italian club have shifted into high gear over the past few hours.
According to several sources in Italy, including Sky journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, Marseille president Pablo Longoria and his director of football Javier Ribalta were spotted in Milan on Wednesday. The pair were coming out of a meeting with Toro sporting director Davide Vagnati over Luis Henrique. The discussions have obviously been positive since our colleague announces that the conditions have been met to complete a loan with an option to buy.
The Torino must convince the player
Problem, the Brazilian has not yet said yes to the Italian club, as La Provence confirms. It is therefore now up to Torino to try to convince the former Botafogo player. The latter wishes first to study all his options before giving his answer. According to the regional newspaper, he also has keys in Spain and the Netherlands. Case to follow…
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