Despite the purchase of Olympique de Marseille by Frank McCourt, transfer prices for Marseille players have not soared.
The accounts ofOlympic Marseille Despite being in the red, to the point of being in the crosshairs of UEFA for failing to comply with the rules of financial fair play, the Marseille club should not be content to sell for some 60 million euros this summer. Frank McCourt assured André Villas-Boas when he convinced him to stay: the American businessman is ready to make a new financial effort during the next summer transfer window.
OM would notably have in mind to recruit Baye Niang, to his advantage for two years at Reindeer. The Breton club, which will play the preliminary round of the Champions League, will not sell off their striker and it will probably cost at least 20 million euros to hire the services of the former Caennais. Which will put him on the podium of the most expensive players in OM.
In which case, the podium will welcome only players recruited since the takeover of the club by Frank McCourt. However, prices have not skyrocketed since the arrival of the Bostonian and Jacques-Henri Eyraud. No player has cost more than 30 million euros and there are still four elements recruited during the Louis-Dreyyfus era in the Top 10.
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