Beaten at the post by Arsenal in the Trossard case, OM are nonetheless on the verge of completing a new case in this winter transfer window.
After having allocated the services of the Ukrainian Ruslan Malinovskyi, from Atalanta Bergamo, the Marseille club is preparing to finalize the transfer of another talent from Serie A, in the person of Ivan Ilic. The 21-year-old Serbian international was revealed to Red Star Belgrade before being quickly spotted by Manchester City. It was finally in the ranks of Hellas Verona that the young left-handed relay midfielder proved his worth, to the point of arousing the interest of the greatest.
Coming to the information last season already, OM seem on the verge of achieving their goals with the former club coached by Igor Tudor. “Olympique de Marseille is close to signing Ivan Ilic from Verona, writes the Italian journalist specialist mercato Fabrizio Romano on his Twitter account this Sunday. The talks are advanced, the agreement could be concluded soon. The personal conditions have already been agreed with OM. »
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The transalpine sector, cheerfully favored by the Pablo Longoria-Javier Ribalta duo in recent months, is once again bearing fruit for the Olympians. “Ilic could stay in Verona on loan until the end of the season, it’s still under discussion,” said Fabrizio Romano. Some see it as the possible departure of a Mattéo Guendouzi who does not leave anyone indifferent in England. To date, in fact, OM are not badly off in this area of play. Unless they have to replace one of their current players.