Guest of Top of the Foot this Thursday evening on RMC, the Spanish side of OM Pol Lirola spoke about his future. Loaned by Fiorentina until the end of the season with an option to purchase, he wishes to continue his adventure in Marseille. But not everything depends on him.
He has only been at OM for three and a half months, but he feels good there. Very well even. Loaned in mid-January by Fiorentina until the end of the season, with an option to buy, the Spanish side Pol Lirola (23) blended perfectly into the Marseille workforce.
“It’s been a few months that I am here, I feel completely integrated into the group, he confided this Thursday evening in Top of the Foot, on RMC. On the ground my partners know how to play with me now, they know when to give me the ball. ” And it pays, since the Spaniard has signed two goals and an assist in the last two games.
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“It doesn’t depend on me, what depends on me is to give my best on the pitch”
It remains to be seen what the future holds, and whether OM will lift the purchase option of around 11.5 million euros this summer. “Communication with the players’ agents is stable, President Pablo Longoria said on Wednesday. Discussions are open with the agents of Pol and Leo (Balerdi). We talk almost every day. We have to find a balance between the clubs. But we are very happy with Pol and Leo. “
The person concerned does not hide his wish: “I told them (to the leaders) what I had to tell them, namely that I want to continue here, Lirola repeats. already said that does not depend on me, what depends on me is to give my best on the field. We will see for the future. “
A future also unclear for his Polish teammate Arek Milik, to whom he is close. “Off the field we share a lot of moments, we are often together with him and Leo (Balerdi), slips the defender. With Leo we share the language but with Milik I can speak Italian. We have a bit of the same culture, the Same way of looking at it. I would love to see this all continue next season. “