Olympique de Marseille welcomed Lorient to the Orange Vélodrome in their matchday ten of the 2021/2022 Ligue 1 season with some of their key players returning from the international break. Marseille came into this game with the hope of securing maximum points. Lauriente A. took the lead for the visitors through a penalty kick in the 13th minute of the game before Kamara leveled things up at the stroke of halftime.
•Saliba and Guendouzi appear to have found a new lease of life at Marseille (PHOTO: Getty Images) Photo credit: Getty Images They were given the cold shoulder and told point blank that they did not feature in the team's plans for the immediate future. They were among the cast aways, the players who were not considered good enough for the Arsenal team Mikel Arteta was trying to build.
During the summer of 2019 under the management of Spanish manager Unai Emery, Arsenal paid about 30 million pounds for a then 18-year-old French centre-back William Saliba from Saint Etienne. The talented Frenchman was then sent back on a one year loan to his former club as part of the agreement between both clubs before his initial transfer.
Arsenal's legend and English football pundit, Ian Wright, literally broke down in the studio, during the match between Arsenal and Manchester city, in which the North London club suffered an embarrassing 5:0 defeat. A visibly disappointed Ian Wright, subtly took a swipe at Mikel Arteta, for his decision to loan William Saliba but choose to keep Pablo Mari, Cedric Soares, Chambers, Rob Holding, Kolasinac and the rest.
Arsenal's transfer window isn't concluded yet as key positions such as central midfield, right back, attacking midfield, and backup goalkeeper are yet to be filled. The Gunners have already signed Nuno Tavares from Benfica FC for 8 million pounds, Albert Sambi Lokonga from Anderlecht for 17 million pounds and Ben White from Brighton and Hove Albion for 50 million pounds.
Arsenal's manager, Mikel Arteta needs to match his ego with his performance, because it is ruining the team and his relationship with the players. He shut out Mesut Ozil, William Saliba, Matteo Guendouzi, Gabriel Martinelli and now Ainsley Maitland-Niles, this confirms how bad he is at man management.
The list of the most valuable nominees for the Golden Boy Award in 2021 has been revealed and ranked accordingly. Here are the top 20 listed below. 20. William Saliba is a 20-year-old footballer that plays with Olympique Marseille and has a market value of €18 million.
The Ligue 1 team of the week was recently released. It features players like Lucas Paqueta, Matteo Guendouzi, William Saliba and Neymar. Some people are arguing online about the fact that Neymar played only one match and scored in it, thus he deserves to be in the list, but I bet to differ.
William Saliba’s fitness coach, has revealed that his client, does not want to come back to Arsenal and sit on the bench, because that’s not his mentality. This could only mean that there is a possibility that he may be going on loan again, as Arteta has shown times without number, he is not a huge fan of the French defender.
Matteo Guendouzi is proving why Mikel Arteta was right to get rid of him again after such a brilliant start to his Arsenal professional life. According to the Mirror, he hasn't changed and has obviously brought his attitude and problems with him, which his fellow players are already tired of.
Arsenal's loanee William Saliba, displayed a 'man of the match' performance in their 3-2 win against Montpellier, on Sunday 8 August, in the opening game of the 2021/2022 season. He made more clearances (7) than any other player on the pitch, he passed the ball into the final third more times (13) than any of his Olympique Marseille team-mate and also created two chances.
All in and out premier league transfer is highlighted below. All clubs that make transfer and the transfers they make are listed below. Arsenal In Albert Sambi Lokonga was signed in from Anderlecht, the price was not disclosed. Nino Taraves was signed from benfica for £8million deal.
Arsenal FC has made new additions to their squad for titles challenge this season. A reminder that the London club finished as 8th in the Premier League last season and also got knocked out in the semi-final of the Europa League. Meanwhile, they failed to record a single victory out of their four summer Preseason games, coupled with their 2-0 disappointing defeat to Brentford on the opening day of the Premier League.
Arsenal's manager, Mikel Arteta, is quite terrible at man management and it's clearly sinking the team. He shut Mattéo Guendouzi out of the club for defending his teammates, refused to give William Saliba a chance just because he didn't like him, blocked Maitland-Niles' move to Everton and then banished him, from training with the first team, it's safe to say that Mikel Arteta has ego issues.
William Saliba's loan move to Marseille, was clearly orchestrated by Arsenal because they believe it will be great for his growth, maturity and development as a player. Italian journalist and transfer pundit, Fabrizio Romano, has revealed that the North London club are closely monitoring his progress at the French league, and has promised to infuse him into the team, because they trust him 100% and see him as part of the club's future.
With just few days left for the season to kick-start, Arsenal are yet to bring in the kind of players the fans expect as they face with the difficulty of shipping out players who are surplus to requirement. Reports have it that sales needs to he done so as to make funds available for top signings.
Tuttosport unveils the list of the twenty nominated for the title of Golden Boy. We find there two French, Eduardo Camavinga and William Saliba, and a resident of Ligue 1, Nuno Mendes. The Golden Boy title is expected to be awarded in the coming weeks.
Arsenal have revealed that they are closely monitoring William Saliba's progress and they are really impressed with the French centre back. According to Italian journalist and transfer pundit, Fabrizio Romano, he said the club trust him 100% and if he ends up playing all games as a starter at Marseille, then he will make it into the first team.
The 2021-2022 season is set to start in August and Arsenal have been heavily involved in the transfer market, as they have completed three new signings so far ahead of the Premier League season which will start next month. Players like Albert Sambi Lokonga and Nuno Tavares have joined the Gunners in the ongoing transfer market, Likewise Mavropanos Konstantinos, Matteo Guenduozi and William Saliba have quited the north London outfit in search of regular game time with other European clubs.
1. Matteo Guendouzi (Arsenal - Marsellie), Loan. 2. William Saliba (Arsenal - Marsellie), Loan. 3. Ashely Young (Inter Milan - Aston Villa), Free. 4. Emerson Palmeri (Chelsea - Lyon), Loan. 5.