Having entered no fewer than eight recruits, Olympique de Marseille is now trying to lose weight. One of the most cited players is Dario Benedetto. The 31-year-old Argentine signs a more than correct preseason, but his annual salary (around 3 million euros) weighs on Marseille’s finances. Lately, a tipping point seemed to be emerging in Brazil.
Indeed, after being announced in Elche and after returning from Boca Juniors, Benedetto would be very close to São Paulo trained by Hernan Crespo. Thus, the Brazilian media reported on advanced negotiations. ESPN Brazil indicated that only “Some details to be resolved” When Balloon Sports He confirmed that the Argentine should be transferred with an option to purchase and that part of his salary would be covered by OM.
“There are good discussions between São Paulo and Olympique de Marseille”
So many noises in the corridors that made the president of SPFC, Julio Casares react. “São Paulo continues to look at the players, as was the case with Rigoni and all those who have been recruited. São Paulo talks with Calleri and Olympique de Marseille. But, contrary to what the media say, there are “some details” “, he said Balloon Sports, Before continuing.
“There is interest on our part, there are good discussions between São Paulo and Olympique de Marseille, but we are not on the stage” only some details are missing. “It is a process. São Paulo is responsible today in the sense that everything must be done in the framework of a budget and a reality. “ Subject to follow.