After signing Mathieu Valbuena, Aulas would have tried to enlist another OM player. The president of OL wanted to play a bad trick at the Marseille club.
While the transfer window has not yet started, OL have already concluded transfers in the defensive sector. Indeed, Jean-Michel Aulas recorded the arrival of Stade Rennais defender Damien Da Silva. The player will play with OL by signing a two-year contract.
In addition, Henrique, Brazilian left-back, is reportedly on the way for a signing from Vasco. In France, Aulas thought of finding an offensive player from OM. Before leaving for André-Pierre Gignac’s Tigres, Florian Thauvin had the possibility of joining OL.
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Jean-Michel Aulas wanted Florian Thauvin!
The third recruit could have been Florian Thauvin. According to the daily the team, Aulas would have contacted Florian Thauvin to discuss a possible transfer to OL. The 28-year-old would have clearly declined Lyon’s interest in view of his fervent passion for his club at heart: OM. Previously, Aulas had succeeded in obtaining the signature of Mathieu Valbuena, also a supporter of OM, arrived for free from Dinamo Moscow. Under the OL jersey, the player had a nasty evening at the Vélodrome in 2015. OM supporters had hung a model bearing the player’s image in the stands accompanied by very hostile banners. Thauvin got away with it …
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