Mercato | Mercato – OM: Sampaoli justifies its big summer recruitment!

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Posted on December 2, 2021 at 10:10 am by AC

Jorge Sampaoli was very satisfied with the performance delivered by Gerson during the victory of Olympique de Marseille over FC Nantes (0-1), within the framework of the 16th day of Ligue 1.

C 'was the trap match par excellence, with FC Nantes of Antoine Kombouaré which is very catchy in this first part of the season. However, the Olympique de Marseille managed to overtake him, thanks in particular to a red card on Nicolas Pallois … and a goal from Gerson! A small event, since the Brazilian only signs there his second goal with OM , his first since August 28. Logically, the midfielder who cost € 30m this summer seemed relieved after this goal, he who has been strongly criticized throughout the past few weeks.

“That's why we bet on him”

During the post-match press conference, Jorge Sampaoli s 'is satisfied with Gerson's performance, hoping, however, to see this more regularly. “This is exactly the version of Gerson we want to see. That is, on the attack, which collects the balls. He has been very active, ”explained the Olympique de Marseille manager. “We always believed that he is a player who, if he plays at this level, can offer us a lot of things. That’s why we bet on him. We hope he can repeat performances like that in the future. ” It now remains to be confirmed against Stade Brestois on December 4.

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