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Mercato Mercato – OM: Longoria has completed a last minute transfer
Posted September 15, 2022 at 09:30 by Arthur Montagne
After closing the transfer window without being able to really streamline its workforce, OM still manages to give up some players. This is the case of Cédric Bakambu. The Congolese striker, who was no longer part of Igor Tudor’s plans, will join Olympiakos, everything is ready. He will sign for free.
This summer, theOM once again he stood out in the transfer window by recruiting 12 players. However, in the direction of departures, Pablo Longoria he was much calmer. Indeed, although Frank McCourt declared his firm intention to sell, theOM did not see enough players slip away for the sake of his owner who also had to face the failure of the transfer of Bamba Dieng to theOGC Nice.
Olympiacos will buy Cédric Bakambu, deal done and here we are! Full agreement on the permanent transfer from Olympique Marseille. 🚨⚪️🔴 # OlympiacosBakambu will sign today as the new Olympiacos player, James Rodriguez will follow. OM approved the deal. #OM #TeamOM pic.twitter.com/733xnpBqdn
– Fabrizio Romano (@Fabrizio Romano) September 15, 2022
Bakambu will join Olympiakos
However, the transfer window is not closed everywhere in Europe. And theOM will take the opportunity to part with an undesirable. Indeed, as revealed by Provence On Wednesday, Cédric Bakambu will really engage with theOlympiacos. Fabrizio Romano confirms that everything is closed. The Congolese striker, dissolved from the contract, will commit himself without compensation to the transfer with the Piraeus club. But this will allow theOM to make a big saving on their paycheck.
Duet with James Rodriguez?
Otherwise, Fabrizio Romano he adds it Cedric Bakambu will join Giacomo Rodriguez to theOlympiacos. The Colombian international will also join the Greek club in the next few hours. Both men will be looking to relaunch their careers after what looks like a final European challenge. Arrived for free last January atOM, Cedric Bakambu He will not leave an indelible mark in Marseille where he scored 4 goals in 24 appearances. He no longer entered into the plans ofIgor Tudoras evidenced by his absence in the lists of players registered for the Champions League.