Nuno Tavares is ready to fight for OM. Loaned without an option to buy by Arsenal this season, the 22-year-old left-back played his first minutes in Marseille in a friendly, during the defeat against AC Milan. A first glimpse of what awaits him on the Canebière. In the meantime, the Portuguese Under-21 international delivered his first words as an Olympian through an interview given on the club’s official website. “I feel very good and very happy to be here at this great club. And I’m excited to start. I think the project will be good for me, the way they play. The Champions League attracted me a lot, and the fans too, it was very important for me to be here.”he first launched.
And Tavares to explain that OM had been following him for a while. “A few months ago, I received a lot of messages from supporters on Instagram and my agent told me that OM were interested in me. So today, I’m very excited to be part of the group and I’m really looking forward to starting as soon as possible. I came here to play more regularly, to gain more experience, to play my way and help OM as best I could. That’s the most important thing, bringing energy and being happy with the fans.”explained the Gunner, revealing in passing that his compatriot Joao Cancelo was his model and wanted to follow in the footsteps of Mattéo Guendouzi and William Saliba, with whom he spoke before signing.