OM received a helping hand for their transfer window



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Since his arrival at OM during the January transfer window, Azzedine Ouhani is still struggling to build a starting place in Igor Tudor’s eleven-type. But don’t worry for Mehdi Benatia, who praises the qualities of his Moroccan compatriot, especially since the former Juventus defender facilitated his transfer to OM.

It is a fact, except for Ruslan Malinovskyithe recruits of transfer window winter struggle to find their marks in theOM. This is therefore the case for Vitinha as well as’Azzedine Ounahi, the Moroccan midfielder, who had landed from SCO Angers for 8M€ after his excellent World Cup with the Atlas Lions. And Mahdi Benatia had largely contributed to this transfer to theOM.

“He questioned us”

Questioned in the columns of L’EQUIPE, the former defender passed in particular by theOMthere Juventus Torino and the Bayern Munich admits to having advised Azzedine Ounahi at the time of his transfer this winter: “ When Azzedine questioned us, I replied that this club cannot be refused, they have seized a great opportunity. With Tudor, he has an extraordinary coach, with ideas reminiscent of those of (Gian Piero) Gasperini at Atalanta, racing and pressing football “, entrusts Benatia.

“He must assimilate the style”

And despite the checkered beginnings ofOunahi With l’OM, Benatia wants to be reassuring about the qualities of the Moroccan midfielder: “ He can string together matches at twelve kilometers covered, he has a colossal VMA, exceptional technical qualities with his oriented control and his way of creating lag by short game, “I give, I ask for more”. As an intelligent player, he must now assimilate the Tudor style, which requires mixing technical accuracy, intensity and projection. “. That is clear.

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