Mercato: Mbappé, OM sale… Riolo dropped bomb after bomb

Holder of a Master’s degree in international law, I realized at the end of my university course that it was important to evolve in a field that we appreciate. Overnight, I decided to put an end to the dream of my parents, who saw me as a future lawyer, to live from my passion: sport. Since then, I have covered mercatos and sports news, trying to inform readers as well as possible.

Columnist on RMC Sport, Daniel Riolo dropped several bombs during the year. He was, for example, one of the first to announce the extension of Kylian Mbappé, at a time when Real Madrid was announced as the favorite. In recent weeks, the journalist has also mentioned the files linked to the sale of OM, but also to the Karim Benzema affair. Back to his words.

The year 2022 has been rich in football matters. The transfer window periods have been particularly turbulent due to the uncertain future of several stars such as Erling Haaland, cristiano Ronaldo, but also Kylian Mbappé. Long shared between the real Madrid and the PSGthe French international had changed his mind many times before deciding to extend his contract to Paris.

Mbappé’s extension announced

A signature announced a few weeks before by Daniel Riolo at the microphone ofAfterFoot.It’s still been pushed back to May, I think he wants to wait until the end of the season now to finally announce that he’s going to stay.”will he said in April. Mbappe ended up stretching his lease on May 21, before a meeting against the FC Metz.

Doubts about the sale of OM?

Lately, Riolo also mentioned the case related to the sale of theOm, a subject that has made Marseille supporters fantasize for several years. And recently, it is the arrival as main sponsor of CMA-CGM, who tipped him off. He wonders in particular about the place taken by his boss Rodolphe Saade. ” I maintain that it is a reflection. I’m not saying it’s going to happen, but I think this first step concerns me (…) His notoriety is growing. I legitimately ask myself the question of why this growing notoriety, this arrival on tiptoe at OM. But I repeat, everyone denies, him first, people in authorized circles as they say. So I’ll stick to that for now.”will he declare.

The Benzema case challenges Riolo

The latest revelation concerns Karim Benzema, package for the rest of the Global due to a thigh injury. But according to Riolo, Something is wrong. “ What’s crazy about this story is why is it so fishy? Why is this disturbing? Why is everything not clear? He leaves in the middle of the night, he doesn’t say goodbye to anyone. OK, he’s disgusted, it hurts him, he leaves. As he is disgusted, he does not say goodbye to anyone. We look at the other selections, there are no guys who leave like that (…) That some feel liberated, a little better, it’s true, it’s a reality “ had wondered Riolo. A few days later, some journalists spoke of tensions between Benzema and the medical staff of theFrench team.