Less than a week from the end of the winter transfer window, OM is one of the clubs whose name comes up most often, in transfer rumours. The club, under a recruitment ban from next season, would like to continue to strengthen its defensive sector, a few days after the arrival of Sead Kolasinac. According to the team, it is the right side of the MHSC, Junior Sambia, which would have caught the eye of the Marseille leaders.
Junior Sambia to relieve the OM defense
The number 6 of the MHSC arrived at the club in August 2017 on loan from Niort, then was definitively transferred, for an amount of 2 million euros, the following summer. After four and a half seasons, the player has become an important part of the Montpellier squad. According to Transfermarkt, his market value is €5.5m at the start of the year. The Football Observatory (CIES) estimates it at between 2 and 4 million euros. His rating is here given down, because the player is in the last months of his contract signed for four years.
MHSC full-back’s contract expires soon
It’s an interesting profile for the Olympian club, which has only one real right-back in its ranks, in the person of Pol Lirola. Junior Sambia earns nearly 40,000 euros gross monthly and his lease ends on June 30, which is coming. While negotiations between the MHSC and the 25-year-old defender drag on, OM could take the opportunity to take action before the end of the market.