Transfer window, OM knows the price to pay for Pau Lopez’s replacement

Transfer window, OM knows the price to pay for Pau Lopez’s replacement
Transfer window, OM knows the price to pay for Pau Lopez’s replacement

Olympique de Marseille are expected to sign a goalkeeper this summer to compensate for the potential departure of Pau Lopez.

The club from the South of France continues to animate the summer transfer window. In order to reduce its payroll, Olympique de Marseille should part with some executives from its squad in order to recruit some lower-level players, who could still help it have a good season in order to quickly return to Europe at the end of the next sports campaign.

Pau Lopez on the way out

Like Vitinha and Iliman Ndiaye, who were sold this summer, other players will still leave the club in order to recruit others despite the arrivals of Lilian Brassier and Ismaël Koné. Jordan Veretout, Leonardo Balerdi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should be fixed on their future. As for him, Pau Lopez should leave very soon.

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The Spanish goalkeeper, after three years at the Vélodrome, seems to be on his way out. The Girona native is in the sights of the Italian Serie A promoted team, Como. Recently, something new has come out of it. Olympique de Marseille and Como 1907 have reportedly reached an agreement for a loan with an obligation to buy of 5 million euros for Pau Lopez. Said obligation to buy will be linked to the Lombardy team remaining in the elite next season.

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OM set on price for Lopez replacement

Although he is under contract until 2026 with the Minots, Pau Lopez would leave this summer. To do this, Marseille would have already started looking for his replacement at the Canebière. Indeed, Olympique de Marseille would be ready to bring back Brice Samba, who is open to a return to the Marseille club. But Marseille also wants to sign the French goalkeeper from Leeds United, Illan Meslier.

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The price of the latter has just leaked. According to information reported by the Yorkshire Evening Postthe Championship club would demand a fortune for the former FC Lorient goalkeeper. Leeds United would ask for at least 30 million euros for their 24-year-old goalkeeper. It remains to be seen whether OM will match this price for a goalkeeper valued at 18 million euros on the site Transfer market.

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