Present at a press conference on Wednesday, Pablo Longoria returned to the situation of Arkadiusz Milik while rumors about him are rife. The president of Olympique de Marseille explained that the Olympian club had “control” over the Pole, whose intention would be to extend.
Arrived this winter from Naples, Arkadiusz Milik is already seeing a number of departure rumors associated with his name. Loaned with obligation to purchase at Olympique de Marseille, the Pole is already having a significant offensive impact with his new club while he has already found the net five times in Ligue 1.
But for all that, the Italian press does not see him dragging on in the South of France and already casts the shadow of a departure this summer, while Juventus would be interested in the idea of recruiting the Pole.
>> OM: relive the Longoria press conference
Present at a press conference on Wednesday, Pablo Longoria did not escape questions about the future of the Olympian striker. The president of Olympique de Marseille wanted to clarify the situation of his player. If he did not go into all the details, explaining that “the formula would take him all day to explain”, the Spaniard hinted that OM had control over Milik’s situation, whose intention would be to continue in Marseille, “where he is very happy.”
“We have control of Milik. (…) It is a loan with obligation to purchase and payments which, if made, will make him an OM player. possibility that he returns to Naples. (…) The intention of the player is to extend to Marseille, where he is very happy. “
Longoria denies the existence of a “gentlemen agreement”
Asked about the existence of a verbal agreement that would facilitate Arkadiusz Milik’s departure this summer to a major European club, Pablo Longoria denied this information.
“To make the decisions, you always need three people: the club, the player and the club that wants to buy the player. The players have a lot of control over the situation but you have to negotiate with us. In a market, there is always a possibility of playing for a big European club. There is no word given in the event of an offer from a big club. It is always a question of negotiations. ” Olympique de Marseille will receive Strasbourg this Friday on behalf of the 35th day of Ligue 1.