Mercato | Mercato – OM: Sampaoli succeeds in its great revolution in the McCourt project!

Posted on October 19, 2021 at 2:15 am by G.d.S.S.

By deciding to leave Steve Mandanda on the side in favor of Pau Lopez, Jorge Sampaoli has made a small revolution within the McCourt project. And he doesn't seem to regret it…

Recruited by OM from AS Rome this summer, in the form of a loan with € 12m purchase option, Pau Lopez is already establishing itself as a major element of the McCourt project. The Spanish goalkeeper took the place of Steve Mandanda , and he put on good performances under the colors of OM as was once again the case on Sunday night against < strong> Lorient (4-1). A recruitment which already delights his coach…

Sampaoli welcomes the arrival of Pau Lopez

Asked at a press conference on Sunday evening after the victory of OM , Jorge Sampaoli got excited for the recruitment of Pau Lopez and his performances as number 1: “Pau had a very good match, we are very happy with himself, both offensively and defensively. That's what we recruited him for too, for this type of game. That's why he must be valued, he was very good at a time when the team needed him. I hope he will maintain this level, “said the coach of OM , who has therefore won his daring bet by upsetting the hierarchy of goalkeepers.

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