Posted on November 21, 2021 at 9:10 a.m. by Th.B.
Since the start of the season, Pau Lopez has been battling for the starting point of OM. Arrived in the offseason, the Spanish doorman quickly integrated, according to a childhood friend, and in particular thanks to the Vélodrome.
Arrived on loan from Roma during the last offseason, Pau Lopez did not had to wait long for his hour before being installed in the goals of OM in place of Steve Mandanda . Indeed, from September, the Spanish doorman was favored by Jorge Sampaoli until the draw conceded by Olympique de Marseille at the Vélodrome where Mandanda was preferred to him before the international break this November. At 26, Lopez has already traveled a lot through the Spanish, English and Italian championships before knowing Ligue 1 this season. And thanks to the special atmosphere surrounding ’OM in Marseille, Pau Lopez was able to adapt quickly to a neighbor.
“The passion and support that the Marseille public transmits to the team help them enormously”
“He told me that the passion and the support that the Marseille public transmit to the team help them enormously ”. Santalo , childhood friend of Pau Lopez told L’Equipe. In addition, the porter of the OM would assure his relatives to be totally in his “element” at the Olympique de Marseille and at the Orange Vélodrome as the daily newspaper sportsman underlines it in his columns of the day.