Newcastle wanted Marseille to buy Florian Thauvin back!

According to our very reliable colleagues at Mediafoot Marseille, Newcastle’s tactic of stalling the possible loan deal of Florian Thauvin back to Marseille until the end of the season was designed to force the Ligue 1 side to buy the player back!

This is a strategy that has categorically failed because OM do not have the funds to pull off such an operation and, as a result, they have practically given up on the move altogether and have moved on to other targets.

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