Gerson’s recruitment is finally official. This Saturday, the new OM midfielder made his first statement.
It’s made for Gerson. Arrival of Flamengo for around 20 M €, the Brazilian posed for the first time with the Marseille jersey, before saying a few words. The twenty-four-year-old said he was delighted to wear the Marseille colors in a video posted this Saturday on the club’s website.
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In this most consensual message, Gerson said in particular that he hoped “that everything will go well” and that he was “motivated to have had this opportunity”. If he then confirmed that he knew “that OM is a very big club here in France”, he regrets however that for his first matches at the Vélodrome, there will be “no fans yet”.
“Lead OM as high as possible” 🎙
His idols, his celebration 🙅🏾♂️, the fervor of Marseille, the coach Sampaoli: the 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗺𝗼𝘁𝘀 of @ GersonSantos08 🇧🇷 under the jersey 🔵⚪️
– Olympique de Marseille (@OM_Officiel) July 3, 2021
The Brazilian also admitted that on a pitch he felt “more comfortable when (he) plays in 8”, also adding that “here in Europe, football is a little different from Brazil. It’s a little more dynamic, (with) a different culture and thinking. “
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