Manuel Benson’s agent (Antwerp) was spotted in Marseille this Sunday. Enough to revive the rumors concerning his possible transfer to OM. The winger only has a one-year contract left with his team.
On social networks, Younous You Oumouri, Manuel Benson’s agent, shared several photos showing well-known places in Marseille. The Prado, first, then the Stade Orange Vélodrome, where his foal has been announced for several days. Tuesday, the Last hour indeed claimed that the winger appeared on the shelves of OL and OM. Author of a very interesting season, the player only has a one-year contract. However, this could allow the Phocaeans to recruit him for a price slightly lower than his real value.
Able to play on both wings, Manuel Benson has scored 5 goals and provided 5 assists in 28 Jupiler Pro League games this season. The Belgian U21 international (2 caps) was recruited from Genk for 3 million euros in September 2019. His leaders should not be too greedy, although he comes out of a convincing exercise.
Ziyech and Szoboszlai, two tracks too expensive?
OM received fire from the DNCG for their transfer window on Thursday. Rumors have since multiplied. There is certainly some truth to it: it can be assumed that Pablo Longoria is trying to obtain signings for the resumption of training, scheduled for June 29. Especially since some echoes have expressed the concern of Jorge Sampaoli, last week. The Spanish press even went so far as to say that the Argentinian was thinking about leaving…
In recent hours, the Olympian club has been associated with Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) and Dominik Szoboszlai (RB Leipzig), but their files seem complicated. The leaders are also looking to strengthen the axis of their defense, while the return of William Saliba is very badly started. At the latest news, the French international seemed closer to an extension than a permanent transfer to Marseille.