April 14, 2024

Sale of OM: It’s a done deal!

The soap opera surrounding the sale of Olympique de Marseille is back with a vengeance. Since the summer break, rumors have been swirling about discussions between Frank McCourt and his teams and representatives from Saudi Arabia. While the Saudis’ interest has been confirmed on all sides, even if the PIF (Fonds Public d’Investissement) also has its sights set on FC Valence, all …

The soap opera surrounding the sale of Olympique de Marseille is back with a vengeance. Since the summer break, rumors have been swirling about discussions between Frank McCourt and his teams and representatives from Saudi Arabia. While the Saudis’ interest has been confirmed on all sides, even if the PIF (Fonds Public d’Investissement) also has its sights set on FC Valence, all is said and done about the progress of the discussions.n 1993, hopes to see Frank McCourt hand over the reins. I have a lot of respect for the man who put a lot of money into the club, but you don’t even get out of the Champions League group stage. And you’re not even sure of finishing in the top three, he told RMC, adding: There’s this sea serpent and this fantasy of seeing a real investor buy OM. But maybe it’s time to see a shareholder arrive, because despite all the investment, the club isn’t moving forward.