Courted by several European clubs, Pol Lirola would like to stay next season. However, OM remains reluctant to pay its purchase option.
The Lirola soap opera is far from over. On loan from Fiorentina, Pol Lirola quickly established himself in Jorge Sampaoli’s eleven. However, the leaders of Olympique de Marseille have still not activated the option to buy the Spanish side, decided to stay in Marseille.
Gattuso wanted to keep Lirola
As the informs Provence, Pol Lirola would like at all costs to remain under the orders of Sampaoli next season and is still awaiting a sign from OM, reluctant to pay their option to buy at 12 million for the moment. But despite several offers from abroad and Fiorentina’s insistence to get it back, the 25-year-old is keen to stay in France.
Indeed, the departure of Gennaro Gattuso, just two weeks after his arrival, would have convinced Lirola to stay. The Italian coach had explained that he wanted to place him as a starter at the Fio. Now, OM has the cards in hand to keep it.