Removed, Mandanda meets OM supporters

Absent from the field for a few weeks, Steve Mandanda will indeed be present on the lawn of the Vélodrome, on October 13, for a gala match.

Jorge Sampaoli, the coach of Olympique de Marseille, has instilled a new positive dynamic in his players since his arrival in the Marseille city during the last sporting exercise. Guarantor of the smooth running of the Marseillais in League 1, the Argentine technician has also made big decisions since the start of the season. One of them was to put the legendary goalkeeper of the club, Steve Mandanda, on the bench. Not having been established since August 28, against ASSE (3-1), the tricolor world champion will have to fight hard to return to the eleven Marseille.

Arrived on loan from l’AS Roma, Pau Lopez, the Spanish goalkeeper, is now number 1 in the hierarchy of goalkeepers decided by Jorge Sampaoli. Not having known this situation for very long years, Steve Mandanda will have to take his pain patiently. While waiting to find the Ligue 1 grounds, the goalkeeper of the Blues has made an appointment with Marseille fans for an exhibition match with the former Marseille glories. Organized by UNICEF for the children of Cote d’Ivoire, this meeting will be played on October 13 in the presence of Didier Drogba, Frank Leboeuf, Mamadou Niang, Djibril Cissé or Eric Di Meco.

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