Mercato Mercato – OM: Confirmation of a small miracle signed Longoria

For once, OM were very active in the transfer window during the month of January. Pablo Longoria then made a big splash this winter, notably with the arrival of Azzedine Ounahi, recruited from Angers. A recruitment which is obviously a small miracle on the part of the president of OM since it was far from won for Ounahi. Explanations.

Revelation of the last World Cup with the Morocco, Azzedine Ounahi hosted the last winter transfer window. And as expected, the midfielder did not last forever on the side ofAngers. Ounahi thus joined theOMwho had been following him for a little while as revealed Javier Ribalta To Telefoot : “ To be honest, we started talking to Ounahi before the World Cup “.

“He had become unreachable”

Yes, but here it is, it then got complicated for theOM. Football director of the Marseille club, Javier Ribalta has explained : ” The World Cup arrived and it killed everything because from that moment it had become unreachable. So we were like, “Okay, let’s take the risk and wait a bit. If he leaves, he leaves and we’ll miss him but we won’t make crazy offers that we can’t afford.” “. What then confirm what had revealed to you on December 31: “ OM overwhelmed, Naples takes control on Ounahi! “.

OM still transfer Ounahi

At theOMwe finally did not let go for Azzedine Ounahi. ” After a while, the transfer window is moving forward, so we consulted each other and we thought it was time to go. “, assured Ribalta. The controls, Pablo Longoria thus performed a small miracle to recruit Ounahiwhose price would be around 10M€.