The transfer of Matteo Guendouzi to Olympique de Marseille is complicated. The club had managed to reach an agreement in principle with Arsenal for the transfer of Matteo Guendouzi. After good progress, Arsenal is asking for more than expected.
For several weeks now, it is indeed Marseille who appeared in pole position to get Matteo Guendouzi. However, today a major difficulty appears in the price. Arsenal had said that they would not count on Matteo Guendouzi for the next season but now that they have to sell him, the English club is trying to get as much as possible.
The Gunners have indeed set a high price for Guendouzi, well over €10 million. For this reason, the finalization of the deal is delayed. The discussion continues, and on the side of Marseille, it is still hoped to quickly reach an agreement with the London club.
The case remains to be followed but everything is already well underway. He could be one of the first recruits of this summer Mercato in Marseille. The French international, injured for several weeks, is waiting for the agreement between Marseille and his club Arsenal.
The transfer of Matteo Guendouzi is only the beginning for Marseille :
Matteo Guendouzi could be a very good asset for Marseille. Despite all his qualities as a player, a doubt persists. The player is known to have a state of mind that is not always impeccable. The Twitter accounts specialized in football have painted a picture of the player as unattractive.
“Guendouzi is quite complete, he can project himself to create more space. He has a very good sense of anticipation but has more difficulty when it comes to defending one-on-one. He can be a good recruit for the club because he knows the French championship, but there is also a possibility that he takes Marseille high and that he thinks he is the star of the team because he can take the big head very quickly. If his behavior is good, he can go far. “
After completing the arrival of the Brazilian midfielder Gerson from Flamengo, the Phocaean club holds its second recruit in this position. Gerson will join the club this summer. The two clubs have agreed on a transfer price of €31 million. The official signing should be made in the next few days.
However, the huge investment to sign Gerson has not slowed down Marseille. The club really wants to strengthen its squad this summer. The 5th place in Ligue 1 this season forces them to motivate themselves to reach the podium next season. Good opportunities are to be seized this summer on the transfer market.
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