Olympique de Marseille has a new attacking recruit in the person of Cédric Bakambu. But Pablo Longoria was very firm on the situation.
Cédric Bakambu officially became an Olympique de Marseille player on Thursday. The Congolese striker has signed up with the Marseille club until June 2024, with the ambition of bringing his finishing skills to the Marseille attack. Present on Friday in front of the press, on the occasion of the official presentation of his new recruit, Pablo Longoria nevertheless wanted to make things clear on the possible consequences of the player’s arrival.
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The president of OM had the opportunity to answer a question relating to the situation of Arkadiusz Milik, and more specifically on a possible departure of the Pole due to the arrival of an attacking competitor. ” Absolutely not.“thus thundered Pablo Longoria in front of the press before continuing on the profile of his new recruit:” We have been talking from the start about the need to have such an attacking profile. […] A profile like Cédric’s (Bakambu) in today’s market, it’s very hard to find. »
Bakambu-Milik, complementary duo
For the Marseille leader, Bakambu will therefore be invaluable in the role of second striker to turn around a Milik whom he does not consider for a single second to release. Things are now said, and they are very clear.
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