the truths of Pape Gueye on competition


Olympique Marseille midfielder Pape Guy spoke about his playing time with Bouches du Rhone, after their victory on Saturday against Lille (2-1, the seventh day of the French Premier League).

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Pape Gueye has not yet been one of the undisputed holders of Olympique de Marseille. Since the start of the 2022-2023 season, the Senegalese midfielder has started only twice in Ligue 1, the last of which was on Saturday when Lille won (2-1, Day Seven). In the Champions League, and for Igor Tudor’s first outing at Tottenham Hotspur (2-0), the 23-year-old was satisfied with a few minutes at the end of the match after Jordan Veritot’s exit.

“no problem”

The former Le Havre was recruited in the summer of 2020 by the leaders of Marseille, and he has struggled to establish himself on the bench for the Croatian technician who replaced Jorge Sampaoli. In the mixed zone, the Montreux native spoke of his situation in Cannipier. Pape Gueye is not afraid of competition and accepts that places are expensive. “I’m a person who works a lot, whether I’m a regular or not. I got to the club, never started, even in Le Havre I always left to find my place. The competition is very healthy. No problem, I’m ready. Whether I start or I’m on the bench, the thing The main is the team’s victory, even if playing time is necessarily important.

Under a contract until June 2024, Pape Guy participated in 86 matches in all competitions with Olympique de Marseille, with four goals. On Tuesday evening, Dimitri Payet’s German partners welcomed Eintracht Frankfurt as part of the second day of the group stage from C1. With the former resident to enter Ligue 2? I will answer in the next few hours…

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