After completing the arrival of Brazilian midfielder Gerson, OM are still looking to recruit Argentine winger Cristian Pavon, according to local media reports.
The Marseille transfer window is accelerating. As announced in recent days by RMC Sport, OM have completed the arrival of Brazilian midfielder Gerson (24). An agreement in principle has been reached with Flamengo for his transfer. In parallel with this file, the leaders of Marseille are still interested in Cristian Pavon. According to the information of two Argentinian media, the newspaper Olé and the television channel TNT Sports, they would have made an offer to Boca Juniors to try to secure his services. The amount of this proposal has not yet filtered.
Benedetto in the transaction?
In competition with the Los Angeles Galaxy, where Pavon has already played on loan during the 2019-2020 season, OM would consider including Dario Benedetto in the transaction. But the latter, scorer five times this season in Ligue 1, would intend to stay in Europe. At the end of the contract in 2022, Pavon, he would not wish to extend and Boca Juniors could therefore seek to sell it this summer. Much appreciated by his compatriot Jorge Sampaoli, he has eleven selections with the Albiceleste at the height of his 25 years.
Recently, it is especially in the extra-sporting field that he has been talked about. Announced dead by local media earlier this month, he himself had to dismantle these rumors. “There are no limits. Are you going to live your life and not that of others? For all those who worried, I am better than ever”, he reacted on his social networks. The daily Olé also indicates that he would be the subject of charges for sexual abuse, which could complicate a possible transfer.