Olympique de Marseille

Rudi Garcia to sign 2-year contract & become Lyon’s new manager

Olympique et Lyonnais and L’Équipe report that Lyon have decided to appoint ex-Marseille manager Rudi Garcia as their new boss on a 2-year contract running until 2021. RMC reported last night that the former AS Roma and Lille coach had become first … Read more »

Andoni Zubizarreta in danger of losing his Sporting Director role at Marseille

RMC and L’Équipe report that Marseille owner Frank McCourt’s clan is considering the removal of Sporting Director Andoni Zubizarreta in the near future. The Spaniard is fed up with the delicate financial situation that the club is in and the fact … Read more »

André-Pierre Gignac played a role in Dario Benedetto’s move to Marseille

Speaking in an interview with Téléfoot, Marseille’s new #9 Dario Benedetto revealed that former club hero André-Pierre Gignac played a considerable role in his summer move from Boca Juniors to OM. “Yes I was in contact with him. He is a … Read more »

André Villas-Boas rules out a move for Hatem Ben Arfa

Speaking at today’s press conference ahead of his side’s Sunday match-up in Ligue 1 against AS Monaco, Marseille manager André Villas-Boas was asked about whether rumours linking the club to the free transfer signing of Hatem Ben Arfa were true. … Read more »

Alvaro Gonzalez: “What’s surprised me most about Ligue 1 is the passion here.”

Speaking in an interview with RMC, one of Marseille’s three summer signings discussed his first impressions of Ligue 1 and a host of other topics. Currently on loan from Villarreal, Alvaro Gonzalez did not mask his surprise at the passion in … Read more »

PSG President Al Khelaifi wanted to appoint André Villas Boas as manager

Speaking in an interview with RMC, Marseille manager André Villas-Boas revealed that he had previously been offered the PSG job by Nasser Al Khelaifi. “I had Nasser (Al-Khelaifi) who was calling me incessantly… but I spoke with my assistant and I … Read more »