News : Mercato

fri 16 jul 2010

Part 2: Anigo: ‘We’ll take out time to find a striker’

In part two of our exclusive and rare interview with OM sporting director José Anigo, he looks at the mercato and Les Bleus...
thu 15 jul 2010

Part 1: Anigo: ‘No need to overspend’

Usually fairly media shy, OM sporting director José Anigo took time out for a long interview with us to discuss all the hot topics surrounding the defending champions, starting, in part one of this exclusive interview, with the summer mercato...
thu 12 jun 2008


After the announce of the agreement with Lens for Hilton, the president gives us the reasons for the arrival of the Brazilian. He warns that during the mercato:" We will not pay any for any player more than he is worth and we will not be letting our players go for less than their worth"
thu 12 jun 2008


OM and Racing Club de Lens have reached an agreement for the transfer of the Brazilian centre back Vitorino Hilton (30 years old). The transfer will be complete a medical which the player will take a few days before the Marseille squad get back into pre-season training on the 25th of June.
thu 08 may 2008

The desire to keep the backbone of the team in place

Pape Diouf confirmed on Thursday his desire to see the backbone of the team "kept pretty much in place" next season, whilst at the same time giving it some "extra strength". A way ahead that Eric Gerets agrees with completely.
fri 06 jul 2007

Pagis joins Rennes

Mickaël Pagis ,33, will sign a two-year deal with Rennes. The forward left the OM preseason camp at Capbreton on Friday morning for Marseille, before flying out for Rennes.
thu 07 jun 2007

Franck Ribéry
Official agreement reached between the two clubs

An official agreement has been reached between OM and Bayern Munich for the transfer of Franck Ribéry. The now former-Marseille midfielder is being presented to the German media alongside Luca Toni, the club’s other signing. Check out Pape Diouf’s first reaction, for readers of…
wed 06 jun 2007

Ribéry Transfer: Finished Thursday? News Flash: Pape Diouf will resume negotiations with the directors of German club Bayern Munich, regarding the transfer of Franck Ribéry this Thursday.