Mercato | Mercato – OM: McCourt will spend a small fortune next summer!

Posted on October 25, 2021 at 5:00 am by AM

Very active this summer, OM could be forced to exercise several purchase options next summer, pushing Frank McCourt to take out the checkbook.

This summer, the Olympique de Marseille achieved a huge transfer window by attracting eleven players: Gerson , Konrad de la Fuente , Leonardo Balerdi , < strong> Matteo Guendouzi , Cengiz Under , Pau Lopez , William Saliba , Luan Peres , Pol Lirola , Pedro Ruiz Delgado and Amine Harit . In this list, some have landed in the form of a loan with an option to buy. This is the case of Cengiz Under , Pau Lopez and Mattéo Guendouzi . And that could cost the OM dearly at the end of the season.

Several purchase options to be lifted?

Indeed, the purchase options of these three players seem quite easily achievable. The most complicated seemed to be that of Pau Lopez who must play a certain number of matches for his transfer to OM to be final. But Jorge Sampaoli seems to have made it his holder and the Spanish goalkeeper has already played 9 games. Regarding Cengiz Under , it is enough for the Marseille club to remain in Ligue 1 for it to be retained as revealed by the Italian press. And L'Equipe revealed this Sunday that the conditions are similar for the option to buy Mattéo Guendouzi , estimated at € 11 million. A sum to which is added the 12M € of the purchase option of Pau Lopez and the 8M € of Cengiz Under . In total, Frank McCourt could therefore be forced to sign a check for € 31 million at the end of the season …

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