Frank McCourt made the trip to Metz on Sunday to attend OM’s last game of the season in Ligue 1 (9 p.m.). The owner of the Marseille club will then stay in France for a few days in order to prepare for the next financial year.
He had announced it and he kept his promise. Frank McCourt made the trip to Metz on Sunday to support OM on the last day of Ligue 1 (9 p.m.). When he came to Marseille in early March, the owner of the Marseille club had explained that he would come back several times to prepare for next season with President Pablo Longoria. Here he is in Moselle, closer to Jorge Sampaoli’s players, who will try to keep their 5th qualifying place for the Europa League.
McCourt, who wanted to take advantage of the easing of health restrictions to organize his trip, will then join Marseille with Dimitri Payet’s partners. Before spending a few days between La Canebière and Paris, in order to better anticipate the 2021-2022 fiscal year. The American boss has several meetings scheduled with Longoria and Sampaoli concerning the summer transfer window.
McCourt will be there too for the resumption
“Frank had promised the players and supporters to come back quickly, that’s what he is doing. He wants to put Pablo (Longoria) and Jorge (Sampaoli) in the best possible conditions for the resumption of the season. the resumption, in order to be as close as possible to the players. With the bulk of the Covid past, Frank wants to spend more days in Marseille and show his determination “, told us a close friend of the Boston businessmen.