Tag: Olympique de Marseille

Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette (3rd L) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Olympique de Marseille (OM) at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 4, 2024. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Maitland-Niles denies Aubameyang in Ligue 1 clash

A few former Arsenal teammates faced off with new clubs Lyon and Marseille on Sunday night, and they ended up being pivotal in the final result.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Nuno Tavares of Nottingham Forest leaves the pitch due to injury during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Nottingham Forest at Etihad Stadium on September 23, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Gunners facing left-back conundrum as loan halted by Forest and Merlin swoops in

Marseille are now closing in on the signing of Quentin Merlin from Nantes, seemingly ending their pursuit of Arsenal's Nuno Tavares.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Nuno Tavares of Nottingham Forest during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Nottingham Forest at Gtech Community Stadium on January 20, 2024. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Arsenal open talks over 23yo’s transfer exit to Ligue 1

Talks are ongoing between Arsenal and Marseille over Nuno Tavares, but the situation remains complex, according to a report.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Nuno Tavares of Notts Forest looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Nottingham Forest at Etihad Stadium on September 23, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal 23yo keen to join Marseille as they make him priority

Nuno Tavares is keen to rejoin Marseille, with the Ligue 1 club now prioritising his signing over other options, according to reports.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Nuno Tavares of Nottingham Forest during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Nottingham Forest at Gtech Community Stadium on January 20, 2024. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Marseille pursue permanent deal for Arsenal loanee

Marseille want to sign Arsenal's Nuno Tavares on a permanent deal, but Nottingham Forest are currently refusing to let the player go.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Mads Roerslev of Brentford is challenged by Nuno Tavares of Nottingham Forest during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Nottingham Forest at Gtech Community Stadium on January 20, 2024. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Marseille want January Arsenal signing but deal is complex

Marseille are interested in re-signing Nuno Tavares from Arsenal, but there's no recall clause in the player's agreement with Nottingham Forest.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Nuno Tavares of Nottingham Forest during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Nottingham Forest at Gtech Community Stadium on January 20, 2024. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee finally plays 90 minutes after Marseille transfer links

Nuno Tavares played his first 90 minutes for Nottingham Forest on Saturday, as rumours of a possible loan hijack start to swirl.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Nuno Tavares of Notts Forest looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Nottingham Forest at Etihad Stadium on September 23, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Another Arsenal loan could be cancelled

Marseille shows renewed interest in Arsenal's Nuno Tavares for their left-back position, considering his return from Nottingham Forest loan.
Marseille's French-Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gestures as he celebrates scoring Marseille's third goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon) at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille, southern France on December 6, 2023. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal captain silences critics with 7 goals in 4 games

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang turns around his season at Olympique de Marseille, overcoming criticism with a remarkable scoring streak.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Nuno Tavares of Notts Forest looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Nottingham Forest at Etihad Stadium on September 23, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal 23yo’s problems continue

Nuno Tavares' loan experiences with Olympique de Marseille and Nottingham Forest seem to be a blend of unfilled potential and problems behind the scenes.
Barcelona's Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gestures before the start of the friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 24, 2022. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

Barcelona or Arsenal? Aubameyang names best spell of his career

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he's never enjoyed football as much as his time at Barcelona, even going to training on his off days.
Marseille's French-Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts during the UEFA Europa League Group B football match between Olympique de Marseille and Ajax Amsterdam at the Velodrome Stadium in Marseille, southeastern France, on November 30, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang: I wasn’t happy with everything that was happening

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reflects on his journey at Olympique de Marseille, expressing contentment after a hat-trick against Ajax in the Europa League.
BERGAMO, ITALY - NOVEMBER 30: Sead Kolasinac of Atalanta BC applauds the fans after the UEFA Europa League match between Atalanta BC and Sporting CP at Gewiss Stadium on November 30, 2023 in Bergamo, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

Unlikely former Arsenal man hailed as ‘irreplaceable’

Sead Kolašinac, formerly of Arsenal, now shines at Atalanta as a key defender, demonstrating a remarkable career resurgence after his free transfer from Marseille.
Marseille's Italian head coach Gennaro Gattuso (back) hugs Marseille's Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) and Marseille's French midfielder #34 Bilal Nadir (L) after winning the UEFA Europa League Group B football match between Olympique Marseille and AEK Athens at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, southern France on October 26, 2023. (Photo by CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Criticism of former Arsenal captain grows

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's move to Olympique de Marseille has become a subject of intense scrutiny, with the once-prolific striker struggling to replicate his scoring feats in Ligue 1, leading to widespread criticism.
Arsenal's Portuguese midfielder Fabio Vieira celebrates after scoring the final penalty in the shoot-out after the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium, in London, August 6, 2023. Arsenal won after a 4-1 penalty shoot-out win, following the 1-1 draw in 90 minutes. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 23yo wanted on loan

Reports from France suggest Olympique de Marseille are interested in a loan move for Fabio Vieira, but it's too soon to draw any conclusions.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Nuno Tavares of Notts Forest looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Nottingham Forest at Etihad Stadium on September 23, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee dropped as his controversies continue

Nuno Tavares was dropped from the Nottingham Forest squad at the weekend, and he's hinted at discontent with his social media activity.
Marseille's French-Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and Brest at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France, on August 26, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Marseille fans losing patience with Aubameyang

Aubameyang faces criticism after a goalless match, but Gattuso defends the ex-Arsenal captain's performance at Marseille.
Marseille's French-Gabonese forward #10 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and Brest at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France, on August 26, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal star questioned after just 5 games

Olympique de Marseille, managed by Marcelino, are enjoying a strong season but face increasing scrutiny over new signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's performance.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 29: Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer celebrates an England goal as he watches the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between Wales and England at New Bloomsbury Set cocktail bar on November 29, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Arsenal shirt presented to French president by Labour leader

An upcoming meeting between Emmanuel Macron and Keir Starmer stands out not just for its diplomacy but for its unique exchange of gifts, notably an Arsenal shirt.
Marseille's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi warms up prior to the UEFA Conference League semi-final football match between Feyenoord and Olympique Marseille (OM) at De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam, on April 28, 2022. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal sell-on fee delayed after 24yo midfielder’s move

Matteo Guendouzi's Lazio transfer has been confirmed as an initial loan move, delaying most of the payment Arsenal will receive from their sell-on clause.
Marseille's French midfielder #06 Matteo Guendouzi reacts at the end of the UEFA Champions League second leg of the third qualifying round football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and Panathinaikos at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on August 15, 2023. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Agreement reached for former Gunner with sell-on clause

Arsenal are set to bring in as much as €2.7m (£2.32m) after Lazio reached an agreement with Olympique de Marseille to sign Matteo Guendouzi.
Marseille's French midfielder #06 Matteo Guendouzi reacts after missing his penalty during the penalty shootout of the UEFA Champions League second leg of the third qualifying round football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and Panathinaikos at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on August 15, 2023. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Lazio bid €18m for former Gunner with sell-on clause

Lazio have made an €18m offer to Olympique de Marseille for Matteo Guendouzi, with Arsenal holding a sell-on clause for the midfielder.
Marseille's French midfielder #06 Matteo Guendouzi reacts after missing his penalty during the penalty shootout of the UEFA Champions League second leg of the third qualifying round football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and Panathinaikos at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on August 15, 2023. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal star costs own side Champions League place

Former Arsenal midfielder, Matteo Guendouzi, faced Champions League disappointment with Marseille after a penalty miss.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille reacts during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Tottenham Hotspur and Olympique Marseille at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 07, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal star will not return to Premier League

Matteo Guendouzi is still expected to leave Olympique de Marseille this summer, but a Premier League return is looking increasingly unlikely.
Marseille midfielder #06 Matteo Guendouzi reacts at the end of the UEFA Champions League second leg of the third qualifying round football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and Panathinaikos at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on August 15, 2023. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Gunners are hero & villain as Marseille miss Champions League spot

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Matteo Guendouzi were the hero and villain for Marseille on Tuesday, as they lost their Champions League qualifier on penalties.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille reacts during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Tottenham Hotspur and Olympique Marseille at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 07, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Marseille look to sell former Gunner with sell-on clause

Olympique de Marseille have commissioned agents to help find Matteo Guendouzi a new club this summer, according to a report.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Toulouse FC at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on December 29, 2022. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 23yo responds to claims he insulted manager

Nuno Tavares has laughed off claims that he regularly insulted Marseille boss Igor Tudor last season, amid a short-lived rumour linking him to Paris Saint-Germain.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Chelsea gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on May 02, 2023. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Aubameyang completes free move from Chelsea

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Olympique de Marseille on a three-year deal, leaving Chelsea on a free transfer.
Chelsea's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang attends a team training session at Chelsea's Cobham training facility in Stoke D'Abernon, southwest of London on March 6, 2023 on the eve of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 second-leg football match against Borussia Dortmund. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang’s Marseille move: A nostalgic return or career endgame?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Gabonese striker formerly of Arsenal and currently of Chelsea, appears to be on the brink of a move to Ligue 1 outfit Marseille.

3 top European clubs circle for Balogun as he joins Arsenal on tour

Folarin Balogun has linked up with Arsenal for pre-season, but speculation continues to grow around his future with the club.
New Olympique de Marseille (OM) French L1 football club's player, Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac speaks during his official presentation on January 20, 2022 in Marseille, southern France. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal man agrees to free Serie A move

Ex-Arsenal defender, Sead Kolasinac, gears up for a new journey with Atalanta in Serie A after an impressive season at Marseille.
Reims' midfielder Folarin Balogun celebrates after scoring a penalty during the French L1 football match between Stade de Reims and FC Nantes at the Auguste-Delaune stadium in Reims, northern France on November 6, 2022. (Photo by FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP via Getty Images)

Marseille & Crystal Palace eye up £30-35m signing from Arsenal

Olympique de Marseille are considering progressing their interest in Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun, with the Gunners looking for £30-35m this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez asks for Arsenal return

Alexis Sánchez, whose stint at Arsenal arguably marked the peak of his career, had hoped to rebuild bridges with the Gunners, but the club's clear focus on youth development and sustainability signalled a different direction.
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Arsenal to benefit from Guendouzi sell-on clause

Arsenal could benefit from Guendouzi sell-on clause as Marseille seek to profit from the midfielder's sale this summer.
Reims' English forward Folarin Balogun (C) shoots and scores his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Stade de Reims at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on January 29, 2023. (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty Images)

5 clubs set to pursue Folarin Balogun transfer this summer

Five top European clubs are expected to pursue a deal to sign Folarin Balogun this summer, according to a report.
Marseille's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and AJ Auxerre at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, southern France on April 30, 2023. (Photo by CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU / AFP) (Photo by CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite considering Premier League return at 34

Ex-Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez, a free agent at the end of the season, may be eyeing another stint in the Premier League, sparking discussions among Arsenal fans.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Toulouse FC at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on December 29, 2022. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

How Roberto Martinez could cost Arsenal €1m

Arsenal will have to pay Benfica another €1m for Nuno Tavares should the defender be selected by Roberto Martinez for Portugal.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the the French L1 football match between Montpellier Herault SC and Olympique de Marseille (OM) at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, southern France, on January 2, 2023. (Photo by Pascal GUYOT / AFP) (Photo by PASCAL GUYOT/AFP via Getty Images)

Nuno Tavares allowed back into Marseille training

Nuno Tavares returns to training after internal disciplinary action saw him kicked out of training and dropped from the matchday squad.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Toulouse FC at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on December 29, 2022. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Nuno Tavares in trouble again

Nuno Tavares, currently on loan from Arsenal to Marseille, is reportedly in hot water due to his attitude in training. His future at both clubs now hangs in the balance.
Marseille's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi warms up prior to the UEFA Conference League semi-final football match between Feyenoord and Olympique Marseille (OM) at De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam, on April 28, 2022. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

Marseille identify Guendouzi replacement

Former Arsenal midfielder, Mattéo Guendouzi, is heading for a Marseille exit and a possible Premier League return, stirring the summer transfer window as his club identify a replacement.