A spokesman for the boss of OM reacted on Tuesday to the interview given to AFP by Mohamed Ajroudi.
“Olympique de Marseille is not for sale,” a spokesperson for Frank OMourt, the American owner of OM, told AFP “unequivocally” after statements by the potential buyer on Friday. Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi. “There is no discussion of any kind whatsoever with Mr. Ajroudi or his partners contrary to what is reported in the media,” said a spokeswoman for the American businessman. “We are witnessing an attempt to destabilize the club, continues OM, at the precise moment when it is going through its most auspicious and most successful period since the takeover of Frank McCourt” in October 2016. “Frank is focused with a lot of enthusiasm for the next season which will see OM regain the place it deserves among the European elite by participating in the Champions League, a first in seven years, “added the spokesperson.
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“Everything is for sale and everything is to buy”, according to Ajroudi
Earlier, Mr. Ajroudi had presented his “Mediterranean” project to AFP, ensuring that he was neither “an intermediary” nor a “suitcase carrier”. And if Mr. McCourt says he does not want to sell the club, “everything is for sale and everything is to buy,” replied the Franco-Tunisian. “If we have advanced, it is possible,” he added. We have been preparing for a while. We don’t throw ourselves into the fray like that. ” “I put in cash, energy, time, I am not the intermediary of anyone,” insisted Mr. Ajroudi.