A little shiver descends on the Old Port.
Azzedine Ounahi, one of the best Moroccans in the World Cup, has been the subject of an agreement in principle between his club, Angers, and Olympique de Marseille, with a view to a transfer, the amount of which is not was not communicated.
The sum of 10 million euros has been mentioned by several media.
An elegant midfielder with a technique well above average, Ounahi, an excellent dribbler, was about to start from the Qatar course of the Atlas Lions, the first African team to reach the last four of a FIFA Cup. world.
He started in all the matches played by his team, except during the match for third place, lost by Morocco against Croatia (2-1).
“My God, where does this boy come from!
exclaimed Spanish coach Luis Enrique, impressed, after the elimination of La Roja in the round of 16 against the Moroccans.
Second OM recruit
After his remarkable World Cup, Ounahi would have, according to various media, been approached by clubs like Naples, Seville or Leicester, before finally choosing Marseille.
Since the World Cup, he has only played half an hour, on January 15 against Clermont in the league.
Ounahi is OM's second recruit during this winter transfer window, after Ukrainian attacking midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi.
His arrival probably marks the end of the trail that led to the Serbian Ivan Ilic, player of the Italian club Hellas Verona.
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