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OM: José Mourinho could have hurt in the transfer window
Posted on September 27, 2022 at 02:45 by Guillaume de Saint Sauveur
While he was not part of José Mourinho’s plans at AS Roma, Jordan Veretout was finally transferred to OM. The midfielder spoke behind the scenes of his departure from the transalpine club and said that his Portuguese coach did everything to keep him.
Jordan Veretout (29), who wore the jersey ofAS Roma since the summer of 2019, decided to change air during the transfer window summery. The French midfielder (5 selections) finally joined theOM for €11M in August, a drop point in which Veretout regained more playing time.
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“Mourinho wanted me to stay”
Asked by Goal Italia, Jordan Veretout released a surprising confidence about the intentions of Jose Mourinho towards him this summer before he landed in theOm: ” When Marseille came to present their project to me, I absolutely wanted to leave, even if Mourinho wanted me to stay. “, noted Veretout.
Veretout did the forcing
But ultimately, the former midfielder FC Nantes and of theASSE did the forcing to rally theOMand Mourinho listened to him: He understood my choice to leave, to return to France, also for my family “says the French midfielder.