Considered one of the best recruitments for years, Olympique de Marseille’s transfer window is already bearing fruit. A Marseillais is already compared to Didier Drogba.
Pointing to second position in the championship despite one game less since the incident against theOGC Nice, l’IF start this season in the best possible way. Jorge Sampaoli’s offensive style of play is as effective as it is appreciated by fans and spectators. Good coaching combined with precise recruitment, this is the recipe proposed by the young president Pablo Longoria.
Among the summer recruits, one player is particularly eye-catching, Bemba Dieng. The Senegalese center-forward is already the author of three goals in three league matches. A double against AS Monaco (0-2) and a third against Stade Rennais at home (2-0). His trainer Jorge Sampaoli has already publicly congratulated him after his performances before his compatriot El-Hadji Diouf compared him to Didier Drogba.
Dieng, the new Drogba
El-Hadji Diouf, ex-striker and Senegalese international, notably passed by Liverpool, cracked a beautiful statement on the young Olympian of 21 years, at the microphone of Canal + Africa: » I got to know him with the national youth team. He’s an attacker, a Didier Drogba. All he can do is score goals. I watched him with Diambars, and he was not far from being one of the top scorers in the Senegal league. He is a young person with a future. The Senegal team, too, may have found their great striker. All I have to say is keep his head on his shoulders, keep working. On three occasions, he can give you two. He is an attacker who ends up in the box. «
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