According to the Italian press, Inter Milan would be close to offering Thiago Almada, yet courted by OM and close to Jorge Sampaoli.
Bad news for Sampaoli. While the Marseille club was one of the first to be active in the Thiago Almada file (20 years old), OM would be on the way to being left behind. These last weeks, the Marseille club were very interested in the idea of attracting the young midfielder from Vélez Sarsfield, close to Jorge Sampaoli.
Sampaoli and OM, Almada fans
But while Olympique de Marseille were ready to negotiate downward the departure clause of the Argentinian, set at € 20m, the Gazzetta dello Sport announces this Monday that Inter Milan, barely Italian champions for the first time since 2010, would make Almada one of their priorities.
However, Jorge Sampaoli has never hidden his desire to see Thiago Almada land in Marseille. “I know the player very well, we have very good relations. He is a developing player with a great future. I don’t know if the club has contacted him. I am focused on the end of the season. He’s a player of the future, any coach would like him, I appreciate him a lot but I don’t know if the club has contacted to take him ”, explained the technician from OM.
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