“A departure this summer? That’s not the truth. This is what the media say, what they invent. I never said I wanted to leave OM. As I said earlier, I am very happy here. I feel good here. Marseille gave me my chance at a difficult time. I really appreciated. I play, I score. If I will be in Marseille next year? I have a contract in Marseille so I will say it again, I am happy here. I have a contract with Marseille and it will depend on the club ”. These were the words of Arkadiusz Milik on Friday evening, in an interview with Canal +.
“We have control of Milik, he’s an OM player with a formula that would take me all day to explain. It is a loan with obligation to purchase and payments which, if made, will make him an OM player. There is no possibility that he will return to Naples. […] The player’s intention is to extend to Marseille, where he is very happy ”, launched his side Pablo Longoria, the president of the club, earlier in the week. Words that are supposed to be reassuring for Olympique de Marseille, but the fact remains that on the other side of the Alps, we persist in seeing the Polish striker far from the Vélodrome.
An interesting added value
This weekend, the Gazzetta dello Sport add a layer on the Roma option. If the rumor had already come out earlier in the week, the transalpine media explains that the Roman interest is more than serious. The management of the Louve intends to offer the Pole to Maurizio Sarri, who should be the next coach of the Roman team, as part of the reconstruction of the team. According to the newspaper with the pink pages, the arrival of the striker would even be a dream for the management of Roma!
For his part, Sport Mediaset confirms that, even if the player belongs to OM and the Phocaeans want to keep him, a transfer is far from unthinkable. An amount of 20 million euros would be enough to convince the Marseille management to let go, thus realizing a capital gain of about 8 million euros in the space of six months. To be continued …