OM is guaranteed to feature in the Champions League next season and will now have to work on outlining their workforce. Facing the media this Saturday, William Saliba, on loan without the option to buy from Arsenal, said he was not against staying where Dimitri Payet sent a message to his leaders.
The objective of OM is achieved. Thanks to a last-minute goal from Lens this Saturday against AS Monaco (2-2), combined with a big win against Strasbourg (4-0), Marseille finished second in Ligue 1, the group stage. Synonyms for Direct Qualification of the next Champions League.
Dimitri Payet said, “It changes a lot of things. It’s over for us. It’s up to our leaders to act now.” The playmaker said, “It allows us to work more calmly as we have already qualified in this group stage. Play-offs are never easy and it gives us less time off so evenings are beautiful. “
At the forefront of the pile of files on the leaders, and especially Pablo Longoria, is the case of William Saliba, who is on loan from Arsenal. The defender will be assured of playing the Champions League by staying at the club, which is not yet in favor of the Gunners, who will play their last Premier League match this Sunday.
“I’ll be very happy if I come back”
When asked about his future, William Saliba didn’t really hide his desire. “We will see, we will sleep well anyway because getting second place was the main objective. Two months ago in the transfer window, commented the Frenchman. But it will be very happy if I come back. As a footballer, we all Wants to play in the Champions League, especially since I’ve never played in it before. Especially in a stadium like this, it’s been a long time for him to know. I’d like to play here on Tuesday and Wednesday.”
To the best of our knowledge, William Saliba has already informed the management that he would like to stay. He was loaned out by Arsenal without an option to buy. Jorge Sampaoli tells him the priority for the next transfer window is to keep his defending boss. And in the department of things for management, it will also be necessary for Pablo Longoria to ensure the presence of his coach under contract until June 2023.
The Argentine technician responded in the affirmative, giving a reporter “see you next year”. “If we are in second place today, it is thanks to him, we have made so much progress, anticipated Matteo Guendouzi. We must congratulate him and his assistants. We all hope that he extends to be here next year.” Because I’m sure we will continue to get better at bringing back the trophies.”