OM: new turnaround in the Bamba Dieng file?


On Thursday, he failed the medical examination for his arrival in Nice, due to a knee problem, Bamba Deng could finally commit to the Cote d’Azur in the next few hours. The Senegalese striker from Olympique Marseille is expected to undergo new physical tests on Friday.

Pampa Deng, ASM-OM

Was he recruited as a Joker?

Nice and Olympique de Marseille were hit in the head on Thursday. Eager to find a base for the Pampa Deng, FC Bouches du Rhône were delighted to see the Senegalese forward head for Les Aiglons. Trouble, while the deal was concluded between the two parties on the transfer of 12 million euros excluding bonuses, the 22-year-old failed a medical examination, information previously revealed beautiful morning And the Provence. A knee problem was discovered by the Cote d’Azur club for the Beijing national, at which time the English club Leeds United targeted.

Under contract until 2024

If this news is a theatrical coup for both parties, it is not forbidden to believe that Bamba Deng can finally wear a Nice shirt. The English site says: the athlete, Nice set new medical tests on Friday for the former member of Diambars FC, under contract until June 2024. Because although the summer transfer window has closed in France, the Riviera management can still recruit key stakeholders as clowns. Unless, of course, this physical defect is confirmed again…

Landed at the Orange Velodrome side in October 2020, Bamba Deng has since played 42 matches in all competitions for first team Olympique de Marseille (9 goals), scoring 7 goals in 30 Ligue 1 matches. Rejected this season by Jorge Sampaoli and Igor Tudor, will he join Lucien Favre’s squad? To continue for the next few hours…

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