September 1, 2023 at 8:40 p.m by thomas
With 9 French Championship titles, 10 French Cups, 3 League Cups and 1 UEFA Champions League, Olympique de Marseille is one of the most successful football clubs in France. Although she had many lean periods, she always managed to recover. Over the past few years, the club has invested a lot of money in his transfers. He has recruited famous players such as Dimitri Payet, Kevin Strootman and Gerson. These transfers helped rebuild a competitive team And back to the tops of French football.
Vitinha dominates the ranking of the most expensive recruits in OM
At the top of this ranking is Vitinha. The young Portuguese striker has been recruited by Marseille this year 2023. He is considered one of the most promising players in Portugal and is expected to bring more attacking power to Marseille. Vetinha began his career at Benfica, making his first-team debut in 2019. He quickly impressed with his technical qualities and sense of play, and was transferred to Marseille last January for a fee of €32m. He is a technical player with a good left foot. He is also capable of dribbling and creating goalscoring opportunities.
Seven of the ten most expensive transfers were under McCourt
Behind Vitinha, there are other players Dimitri Payet, Kevin Strootman and Gerson, who have been recruited for more than twenty million euros in compensation. And they all arrived in recent seasons, as American businessman Frank McCourt bought Marseille in 2016 from Marguerite Louis-Dreyfus. Seven of the ten most expensive recruits in OM history are credited to Boston.
The 10 most expensive recruits in OM history
Vitinha (32 million euros)
Dimitri Payet (29.3 million euros)
Kevin Strootman (25 million euros)
Gerson (20.5 million euros)
Lucho Gonzalez (19 million euros)
Doge Caleta-Car (19 million euros)
Elimane Ndiaye (17 million euros)
Andre-Pierre Gignac (16 million euros)
Loic Remy (15.5 million euros)
Konstantinos Mitroglou (15 million euros)